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Re: [K12OSN] ltsp ldap client setup



all i ever do up to now is write an ldif..or generate one with a
script..and add groups that way..using ldapadd..do slapcat>/soemfile and
send it if you want...ill instal it on a machine here if you like..

> Hey David,
>
> I tried ,
> smbldap-groupadd –a –g 525 Students
> smbldap-groupadd –a –g 526 Staff
>
>
> But net groupmap list doesn't show them.  Also when I look at the user
> i created with smbldap-useradd -m -a [username], getent group shows
> the new entry as this:
>
> \E2\80\93a:x:10000:
>
> (the user i just created had gid 10000)
>
> Whats up with that doyou think?
>
>
> I just posted some messages from tail -f /var/log/ldap to the list
> too. Maybe that will help?
>
> Thanks!
>
> Peter
>
>
>
> On 7/10/06, David Trask <dtrask vcsvikings org> wrote:
>> Sorry for the short answer....it was late.  The issue is probably
>> nsswitch.conf.  There's no problem that I can se other than the
>> authentication is looking for local users first....it always does....so
>> you can use a few predetermined users (local) on the server....if for
>> some
>> reason LDAP didn't work....you'd be locked out until you went into
>> single
>> user mode and fixed some things.  You'll notice that /etc/nsswitch.conf
>> shows   "files ldap"  in that order......this basically means it checks
>> local first then ldap (as it should).  Now.....which version of the
>> smbldap-installer are you using?  What did you install onto
>> FC4...FC5...K12LTSP 4.4 or 5?  The latest version, as Matt indicated in
>> his post, has an issue with a "dbus" timeout that appears to be directly
>> related to nsswitch in FC5 (K12LTSP 5).  I'd limit the number of local
>> users on the server to just a few to keep from confusing things.  Let me
>> know what versions you're using and we'll take it from there.
>>
>>
>> "Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn redhat com>
>> writes:
>> >"Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn redhat com>
>> on
>> >Sun Jul  9 2006 at 16:56 +0000 wrote:
>> >>I did move the k12 users to the ldap server because I was
>> >>thinking of using the padl.com migrate_passwd.pl because I thought it
>> >>actually uses the current passwords (now I don't think it does).  But
>> >>I think this might be causing me some problems because
>> >>/etc/sysconfig/system-auth checks the login against /etc/passwd first.
>> >> Right now my client setup definetely checks the local /etc/passwd
>> >>first.  If It doesn't find an entry and does find a ldap user I get
>> >>asked for Login, Password, Ldap Password but I still can't get in. Can
>> >>you shed any light on this?
>> >
>> >
>> >There shouldn't be any users on the K12LTSP box....yes....it will check
>> >local users/passwords first....so don't have any users on the k12ltsp
>> box
>> >
>> >
>> >David N. Trask
>> >Technology Teacher/Director
>> >Vassalboro Community School
>> >dtrask vcsvikings org
>> >(207)923-3100
>> >
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>> David N. Trask
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>> Vassalboro Community School
>> dtrask vcsvikings org
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