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.

> 
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