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Re: LDAP



On Wed, 19 Feb 2003, Eduardo Sanz Martin wrote:

> I would like to set up a LDAP server as authentication password ( like a
> NIS). I would like to set up this server on a linux machine. It is going
> to
> validate passwords on UNIX (HP-UX, SGI) and linux, is it possible? How
> can i find information about this item. I checked LDAP HOWTO, but it
> is not clear. Is there a document that explains clear how LDAP works?

You need to search for information on PAM (Plugable Authentication
Module).  Not all platforms support.  Linux does.  Solaris does.  Not sure
of the others you mentioned.

There is a Red Hat mailing list on that subject....

Ed

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