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Re: Linux User Authentication thru OpenLDAP

Good Morning!

What you're looking for is PAM (Pluggable Authentification Modules),
especially pam_ldap.
see www.padl.com. There are also Perl Scripts for migrating existing
/etc/passwd & co.

Have Fun :-)


> Binoy wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I have a basic query
> Is it possible to get the linux user authenticated by OpenLDAP and
> not by /etc/password
> I mean i want all the telnet users on my linux server to be
> authenticated by OpenLDAP server and not
> by default linux authentication
> Could any give me a lead.. i am good at searching stuff ;-)
> Regards
> Binoy
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