[lug] Linux and LDAP (via M$ Active Directory)

George Sexton gsexton at mhsoftware.com
Mon Jun 5 18:16:45 MDT 2006

Here's a link from our software manual that tells how to configure our 
LDAP authentication against AD


The big thing is that the distinguished name is really big. You'll 
usually want to query against the SAMAccountName field.

kevin at kevinkempterllc.com wrote:
> Hi List;
> I need to setup a Linux server that will allow both system users and Postgres
> database users to be authenticated via M$ Active Directory Services.
> I've googled around abit and fount bits of good info but not necessarily a
> complete picture of what needs to be done.  I'm pretty sure I can use PAM_ldap
> and NSS_ldap with SAMBA to authenticate system users although I've never messed
> with PAM or NSS much before and I only used SAMBA for sharing win directory
> shares and for printing.
> Does anyone have any knowledge of how to pull this off or know of any good
> reading on the topic?
> Thanks in advance...
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George Sexton
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