On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 12:00:09AM -0500, David Raynes wrote: > * Loren M. Lang <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [040121 00:13]: > > I'm looking for a way to access user information not stored in > > /etc/passwd, (i.e. an ldap database) On Linux I would install the > > proper nss module and set that up, but it seems freebsd doesn't support > > that yet. My ultimate goal would be to authenticate it against a win2k > > active directory service (sorry, I have no control over it and can't do > > it the other way around) I know about the pam modules, but I also need > > the user info as well. Also, what should I do about the home dirs? > > Make them all use some generic home dir or use something like a pam > > module that creates one, I believe linux has such a pam module. > > You may want to start by looking into the net/nss_ldap and security/pam_ldap > ports. Beyond that, I don't know what to tell you.
nss_ldap claims it requires freebsd 5.1 or newer when I try to install it, if there is someway to be able to still use it on freebsd, I would like to know. And I already know about pam_ldap, but that doesn't do everything I need, but it may still be useful. > > -- > David Raynes <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > I am just a figment of my own imagination. > http://www.rayners.org -- http://www.theplothooks.org > !DSPAM:400e0792195951997714976! -- I sense much NT in you. NT leads to Bluescreen. Bluescreen leads to downtime. Downtime leads to suffering. NT is the path to the darkside. Powerful Unix is. Public Key: ftp://ftp.tallye.com/pub/lorenl_pubkey.asc Fingerprint: B3B9 D669 69C9 09EC 1BCD 835A FAF3 7A46 E4A3 280C
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