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    LDAP: A newbie here

    Hello everyone.
    Well, as the subject states, I have been given a task of implementing LDAP on our network.

    I have been able to get LDAP up and running on our test server and do some basic configuration and testing. So far so good.

    Next, the CEO wants us to setup the LDAP server for user authentication. At this point, I wanted to at least get some testing done with user authentication against LDAP.

    Does anyone know of a good place to learn how to do this? So far, I feel like I am butting myhead against a wall right now. I know, once I get the basics down, it will be much easier.

    Right now, it is tough to get the first authentication setup correctly.

    Anybody here that has any input?

    Thanks.

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    Re:LDAP: A newbie here

    I have to be a class idiot when it comes to LDAP. I am assuming that it cant be THAT rough, since a while back I was looking into it. I took a look at NIS, NIS+, LDAP, and Kerberos. After looking at the 'challenge rating' (mmmm AD&D) of all 5 of them (two Kerb vers.) NIS was simpler and apparently more feature rich (at the time perhaps, about 1.75 years ago ... give or take).


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    Re:LDAP: A newbie here

    Thanks for the input schotty.

    From doing some research, it seems that I will need to setup samba on the server to act as a domain controller. From what it sounds like, I will need to do a complete reinstall of samba from source to tell samba where to get the passwords.

    I may be wrong, but this is what i have found so far.

    Any other input is great.

    Thanks

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    You shouldnt need to reinstall samba ... IIRC (I can check my book for sure) you just need to restart the daemons after modifying your configuration files.

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