[K12OSN] OT - Getting Ubuntu 8.04 to Authenticate from LDAP Server
thewhitmers at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 12:30:00 UTC 2008
On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 3:51 AM, Carl Keil <carl at snarlnet.com> wrote:
> Can someone tell me the procedure to get an Ubuntu 8.04 workstation to log
> in via LDAP? In what seem to be the most authoritative instructions I can
> find it says to fire up ./smbldap ldapclient and "answer a few questions".
> I can't find ldapclient or find a way to install it on Ubuntu. I've tried
> a method where I'm editing all sorts of pam auth files by hand and it's not
> working and for some reason my workstation still logs in, but it's
> incredibly slow now.
> Also, does anyone know if XP Home Edition can use LDAP for authentication,
> or can only XP Pro do it?
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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You would need to use Pro to have a Windows XP version that can authenticate
against LDAP. I've done that with a server set up using the
smbldap-installer scripts (mentioned in another reply to this thread), and
it works really well.
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