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Re: Linux Authetification with openldap, pam_ldap and nss_ldap

Manfred Jordan <manfred.jordan@berlitz.de> writes:

> Hello,
> I'm trying to use openldap for authetification for all linux accounts, i.e. 
> the users are not in the passwd-file but on the ldap-server wich is in the 
> first step on the same server (localhost)
> I installed pam_ldap and nss_ldap! I put one user into the ldap tree (see 
> attached ldif-file). I made all the configuration according the documentation 
> of pam_ldap and nss_ldap.

That is toff topic on this list.
> I can't login to my linux box with the user (mjordan) which is not in the 
> passwd-file, only on the ldap-user. I tried to debug a bit. 
> I see the ldap server is asked, the user found but from the login task there 
> is a 'login failed for user mjordan' in /var/log/messages. With ldapsearch I 
> can query the ldap server and get the entry for the specific user.

You haven't set any access rules to allow password authentication.



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