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Re: LDAP authenticaton against PAM how-to

On Tuesday 13 February 2007, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> Michael Ströder <michael@stroeder.com> wrote:
> > Some list members are simply tired by people asking for more docs
> > without really contributing to it.
> (snip)
> > > And I am using
> > > Emmanuel's attempt to contribute to the documentation as a case in
> > > point.
> >
> > ???
> If you go to the root of this thread, you'll find a post where I give
> the various information I did not find in the doc to use PAM
> authentication against LDAP. I also told my frustration about the
> documentation state.
> With no doublt my contribution could have been more comprehensive. You
> can tell it's obsolete or incomplete (I'd appreciate you tell me how
> exactly), but you can't say I complained without contributing.

However, only a few points of your (4) were specific to OpenLDAP, and about 
the only one which is not covered in the documentation is the {SASL} scheme 
for userPassword. There rest of the HOWTO was NetBSD specific, covered some 
Cyrus-SASL stuff (with NetBSD specifics) and PAM (also with NetBSD 


Buchan Milne
ISP Systems Specialist - Monitoring/Authentication Team Leader

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