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Old 07-27-2006, 01:30 AM   #1
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Login Authenication

I have three linux servers in the system and want to use LDAP to authenicate each of them , but I am not familiar with it, is there any doc. have step-by-step procedure that to setup it ? thx in advance.
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Check if you have a "samba-docs" package. It should include either a postscript or pdf version of the Bruce Peren's series book, "Samba 3 by Example" by John H.Terpstra. Chapters 6 and 7 cover ldap and the idealx smb-ldap scripts.
The network in the example uses OpenLDAP for the PDC server in a 500 User network. Chapter 7 deals with a sample 2000 user distributed network with a master ldap server and 4 ldap slave servers.

Also google for the terms "redbook ldap". One result is this "Understanding LDAP" by IBM:

This Howto deals specifically with Authenticating with OpenLDAP and PAM:

With this link, you may have found the mother lode:


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