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Re: migrating passwd from NIS to LDAP

tir, 09.03.2004 kl. 19.37 skrev Chris Majewski:

> I've also  set up my server  to do TLS. So  far, I can  look people up
> by pointing Mozilla's  Addressbook to my LDAP server.  I check the SSL
> box,  type in the  userid of  someone in  my database.  Then I  get an
> authentication window.  I type in my  password, and the  entry for that
> person appears.  So far  so good. Now  I would  like to use  this LDAP
> database  as  my  passwd  database   (currently  I  use  NIS).  In  my
> nsswitch.conf I have this:
>               passwd: files ldap
> In  my /etc/ldap.conf  I've put  some stuff  that seems  more  or less
> correct (the documentation on this is not exactly plentiful). 
> Now, I know this isn't working because when I type ssh I get this:
>      You don't exist, go away! 

I love that!

The thing is, that your Posix account (compare it to /etc/passwd) for
cn: Xiushan(Shaun) Feng Doesn't exist, yet. You have to make it. Maybe
/etc/group and /etc/shadow, too.

What OS and distro? (don't tell me, Windows XP, heh?)
What Openldap version?



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