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Re: use of syslog by pam_unix



On Tue, Mar 29, 2005 at 11:44:01AM +0200, Igmar Palsenberg wrote:
> 
> > from getpwnam(3):
> > 
> >     "The getpwnam() and getpwuid() functions return a pointer to the passwd
> >     structure, or NULL if the matching entry is not found"
> > 
> > Thus, if the user does not exist in /etc/passwd (but does exist in ldap), pwd
> > will be NULL, causing the logging condition to occur.
> 
> You're suppose to have nss_ldap installed if this should succeed. This is 
> the way to go. No problem if you ask me.

I think you misunderstood.  I am addressing pam_unix's use of syslog, not asking
for technical support.  I have nss_ldap installed and configured correctly.  But
thank you all the same.

-jason pepas


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