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CentOS Pulse #0904: RPM packaging, Kernel hole, Tip Of The Newsletter, CentOS in the Spotlight

Aug 18, 2009, 10:33 (0 Talkback[s])

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"4. Tip Of The Newsletter
This will be a section in which tips and useful programs will be introduced. If you have a good tip or know of a really good program that you want everyone to know about send us a mail.

"This month I want to introduce the program authconfig. The main aim of the tool is to provide a command-line interface to the different system authentication modules and provides some way of configuring them. It can be used to simply tell a system to use NIS, LDAP, Kerberos 5 or SMB for user authentication. This is best explained using a little example. The tip WinbindADS explains how authconfig can be used to authenticate a box against a windows server."

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