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HowtoForge: LDAP Authentication in Linux

Aug 25, 2006, 02:15 (0 Talkback[s])

"This howto will show you howto store your users in LDAP and authenticate some of the services against it. I will not show howto install particular packages, as it is distribution/system dependant. I will focus on "pure" configuration of all componenets needed to have LDAP authentication/storage of users. The howto assumes somehow, that you are migrating from a regular passwd/shadow authentication, but it is also suitable for people who do it from scratch...

"The thing we want to achieve is to have our users stored in LDAP, authenticated against LDAP ( direct or pam ) and have some tool to manage this in a human understandable way..."

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