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Re: LDAP authenticaton against PAM how-to

On Fri, Feb 09, 2007 at 02:10:30PM +0100, Tim Tassonis wrote:
> Howard Chu wrote:
> >Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> >>Hi
> >>
> >>I banged my head on OpenLDAP -> SASL -> PAM for two days. The status of
> >>the documentation is really horrible. Until someone eventually fix that,
> >>here is for future reference what I had to do (the NetBSD system parts
> >>are out of topic, but I added them for the sake of completeness)
> >
> >I wouldn't expect to find much documentation on this topic because in 
> >general it's the wrong thing to do. What distributed authentication 
> >system do you use that is supported by pam but is not supported directly 
> >by LDAP or SASL?
> Also, postgresql comes to my mind. It supports pam, but not ldap directly.
> Even more importantl<, OS Authentication on Linux (and other unices) 
> supports PAM, but not openldap...

I think what was being discussed was ldap using sasl which in turn was using

not the other way around. like you suggested above postgres using pam using
ldap or even postgres using ldap directly

that was my read of it

> Tim

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