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Re: OpenLDAP interop with AD questions

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 07:27:44PM -0600, Christopher Barry wrote:

> The goal is to have a single user/password db in AD, and have all of the
> old NIS map data in OpenLDAP. SSO would be a nice to have feature too.
> I've read more stuff than I can count, but I'm still more than a little
> confused.

You might want to consider pass-through authentication:


That would allow you to keep non-Windows data in OpenLDAP but
still use AD to check passwords.

Doing tricks like that does leave you open to more failure modes:
loss of connectivity to AD, failure of the SASL daemon etc.

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