"In an earlier look at LDAP, we set up a simple LDAP-based
authentication system. We configured client machines to retrieve
authentication information from a server running OpenLDAP. Now
let's go further by enabling encryption and looking at how to make
user modifications through LDAP.
"If client machines are to authenticate through LDAP,
administrators must make sure user changes are reflected within the
LDAP server. Most user management utilities on a client system
expect to find information in files like /etc/passwd and
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