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Using LDAP For Single Authentication

Posted June 2nd, 2004 in Linux, News by Tobias

New How-To for Using LDAP for single authentication.

Ever think how nice it would be if you didn’t have 9 usernames and passwords to remember for all of the different services on all the different servers you use. Well you can if you have a LDAP directory with you username and password in it, and you configure all the services to use LDAP. This how-to is not the most comprehensive source for doing this, rather a step by step guide that should be enough to get you going in the right direction. This will let users have one account in LDAP and use any service on any server that you choose to allow. i.e. ssh, email, web permissions, samba file shares, ftp, and on and on…

See it here:
Using LDAP for single authentication

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LDAPUser Released

Posted June 1st, 2004 in Linux, News by Tobias

Download LDAPUser

Ldap User Tools now available for download. Based on the Linux adduser utility, LDAP User Tools is a command-line utility to manage an LDAP/PAM_LDAP/NSS_LDAP enabled system. It adds/deletes user and groups, makes/deletes home directories as well as managing group membership. It can add Samba passwords and attributes too.

Get it HERE.