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Old 03-15-2007, 03:16 AM   #1
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getting a linux client to authenticate against OpenLDAP server

Hi there,

I'm trying to get a system in place for a single login amoung all my Linux clients, I hear OpenLDAP is the way to do this, i've setup an openldap server, but i'm wondering, how do I get my clients to authenticate to my openldap server?
Old 03-15-2007, 03:22 AM   #2
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you can use your linux LDAP client with PAM to autenicate against openldap and allow your users to login using there openldap username/password.

I've writtern a how-to for it on my website along with a Video how-to for it too.


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