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Re: root authentication problem with LDAP



On Thu, 2007-09-13 at 18:41 +0300, Paul-Erik Törrönen wrote:
> Nicolas Canepa wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm using openLDAP to authenticate users in my network, the problem I 
> > have is that when the LDAP server is down or unreachable, I cannot login 
> > as root, although is a local user, that's a complication to me when I 
> 
> Cannot log on at all, or does logon timeout?
> 
> One reason could be that the logon process may indirectly try to connect 
> to the ldap-server (through some library functions or other) and it then 
> waits for timeout during which the logon process itself timeouts.
> 
> Try using the following parameters in /etc/ldap.conf:
> 
> timelimit 30
> bind_timelimit 30
> bind_policy soft
> 
> These were mentioned earlier in the 'OpenLDAP user authentication' 
> thread by Craig White.
----
one last one you forgot but probably very important in this case...

  nss_initgroups_ignoreusers root,ldap

-- 
Craig White <craig tobyhouse com>


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