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Old 02-27-2006, 06:01 PM   #1
Registered: Jan 2005
Distribution: fedora, redhat, gentoo, suse
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Single Login with LDAP and Kerberos


I have LDAP and kerberos working, with a test user database in place.
If i do a kinit I get the correct tgt and ldap tickets.
I can then do an ldap search on anything (that im supposed to)

ldapwhoami works with and without -x (without yields anonymous)

finger works fine for ldap users, as well as file stats.

It looks like everything is working fine.

so, how the hell do I set up the client so that I can type my LDAP login name and Kerberos password
to log in... it won't let me in unless i create the account on the local machine. I can then log in with my krb5 password. But i want to be able to log in with no account on the local system (i.e. completly relying on LDAP/krb5).

This is debian so that pam conf files are a little screwy.

auth sufficient /tmp/ use_first_pass nullok
auth sufficient use_first_pass try_first_pass forwardable
auth sufficient use_first_pass nullok_secure

account required

session optional
session optional
#session optional
session optional
session required skel=/etc/skel/ umask=0

password sufficient nullok obscure min=4 max=8 md5
password sufficient /lib/security/ use_authtok
password required

If no local account exisits /var/log/authlog shows:
error: PAM: Permission denied for illegal user [username] from localhost.localdomain

and i just keep getting password prompts.
I can however log in as any local account with the localpassword.

please help.



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