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Re: FreeBSD

So does that mean there is no way to have FreeBSD auth from an OpenLDAP
server ?

On Thu, 14 Mar 2002, Ede Wolf wrote:

> Dan Melomedman wrote:
> > I don't know how FreeBSD can do it, but PAM under Linux is a dirty hack. 
> > Try to do it without PAM on FreeBSD (if FreeBSD even supports PAM) 
> > first. Also, I've heard of NIS-to-LDAP gateways used for this purpose.
> If I'm not mistaken, FreeBSD as of Version 4.x (or earlier) does not 
> support the name service switch facility in its libc. So you won't be 
> able to use nsswitch-ldap nor will it be ported due to above reason.
> Likely to change with 5.x, but that still has a long way to go
> P.S.: FreeBSD does support and use PAM by default. Not too sure, but I 
> believe its a ported version of Linux-pam.