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Re: ldap auth

authconfig operates on files, so it doesn't matter whether you use RH
openldap rpms or compile and install ldap yourself (as long as
/etc/ldap.conf, /etc/nsswitch.conf, and /etc/pam.d files are located where

to get more help, you will need to provide software versions you have
installed (openldap, nss_ldap, your config, such as /etc/ldap.conf, and
any changes you have made to your files.


On Mon, May 28, 2001 at 01:00:15PM -0400, Andrew Crum wrote:
> Has anyone got these two to work together?
> I have followed every single document out there, but I
> haven't any luck
> getting it to work. I am trying to rid my network of nis and
> move to a
> central ldap solution, where all the users get there
> /etc/passwd,
> /etc/groups......from ldap.
> On my client, I simply do "ldapsearch" and it returns
> everything OK. But
> when I try to login I get a syslog entry:
>     pam_ldap: ldap_simple_bind Can't contact LDAP server
> Can someone please shed some light? I'm using rh62 but I'm
> not using the
> rpms, so I can't use authconfig.
> Thanks,
> Andrew Crum
> I know I *should* be asking this in the pam_ldap mailing
> lists, but there is
> a LOT more support in this group.