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[Fwd: Re: Using LDAP for authentication]
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- Subject: [Fwd: Re: Using LDAP for authentication]
- From: Jim C <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2002 14:22:32 -0700
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-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: Using LDAP for authentication
Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2002 14:00:20 -0700
From: Jim C <email@example.com>
To: "Derek J. Balling" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Perhaps this isn't the right forum (I couldn't connect to the archives
> to peruse them first). If not, my apologies and if someone could point
> me to the right spot, I'd appreciate it.
> I want to authenticate a bunch of machines against the LDAP server.
> That's easy. :-)
> What's more interesting are:
> 1.) Can I set it up so that a given uid is only valid on certain hosts?
Yes. There are provisions for this in at least one FAQ I know of.
> 2.) Can I set it up so that a given uid might have, say, /bin/bash as a
> shell on host1, and /bin/false as a shell on host2?
mmmm it might be done but I am not sure how. It would help to have a
solid understanding of how the DBMS for an object orientated database
functions and I am lacking in this as yet.
> 3.) Similarly, can I set up different homedirs? (on our production
> environment users have shared home directories depending on what they
> do, billing, order-entry, etc.)
You could manage this through the creation of different shares.
Then just change the attribute for directory to match. Reccomend GQ for