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Re: Numerical result out of range ... not solvable !
sorry, i read too fast and missed your point. i thought it was a dumb mistake.
On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 9:47 AM, Tamer Al-Khouli <email@example.com> wrote:
> But the entry exists in the openLDAP database and that's where it
> should check for it (since i configured pam to do do that). This is
> the whole point i am trying to get from centralized user
> authentication after all !! The openLDAP sever should be contacted to
> authenticate the users from different clients without the need for
> these clients to use their /etc/passwd files !
> On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 5:25 PM, Matt Parker <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > However, when
> > > i use the command su to switch to user1 ( which i commented out from
> > > /etc/passwd/) i get a message telling me that the user does not exist.
> > /etc/passwd is the list of users in a *nix operating system.
> > commenting out user1 makes that account no longer exist. you cannot
> > 'su' to a user which doesn't exist.