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Re: Persistent caching of user info from eg LDAP?



One interesting thing would be for nscd to write its cache out
to disk on shutdown, and not expire anything in it if the network
was disconnected.

-- Luke

>From: Panu Matilainen <pmatilai@welho.com>
>Subject: Persistent caching of user info from eg LDAP?
>To: pam-list@redhat.com
>Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2002 13:05:22 +0300 (EEST)
>
>Hi,
>
>There seems to have been discussions of similar/related topics earlier on 
>the list but no real solutions, unless of course I missed something :)
>I'm wondering if something like this is possible with PAM currently:
>
>User gets a new laptop which is preconfigured to authenticate from company
>LDAP server holding all the necessary user info. The user logs into the
>laptop once while connected to company network and this information is
>then stored locally in /etc/passwd, /etc/shadow, local home directory
>created etc. This would then allow the user to log in with the same
>account while not connected to network. Having the passwords synced one
>way or the other would be nice too (something like "if ldap server 
>available sync the passwd from there, otherwise just use local passwd" or 
>so)
>
>-- 
>	- Panu -
>
>
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