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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.

my bad.

On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 9:47 AM, Tamer Al-Khouli <tameralkuly@gmail.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 <parkerman@gmail.com> 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.
>  >