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Re: How exactly does PAM figure into things? Was: Alternatives to LDAP

>The Linux login applications are, for example, compiled with PAM 
>support. You need to use pam_ldap to get them to authenticate against an 
>LDAP database.
>The Mac OS X login, on the other hand, supports LDAP directly.

Actually, OS X login uses PAM (in 10.2). However, LDAP authentication is
done in a somewhat more complex manner than on Linux.

-- Luke

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