nss-pam-ldapd is a Name Service Switch module and Pluggable Authentication Module using an LDAP server. It allows your LDAP server to provide user account, group, host name, alias, netgroup, and almost any other information that you would normally get from /etc flat files or NIS, and allows you to do authentication to an LDAP server.
|Tags||Systems Administration Networking LDAP NSS PAM|
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux|
|Implementation||Unix Shell C|
Release Notes: This maintenance update fixes a number of minor issues, most of which were backported from the 0.9.0 release. Only a few minor new features were added. This should be a reasonably stable and well-tested release.
Release Notes: This development release included internal changes and new features like support for nested groups, handling of password policy controls, and the introduction of command-line utilities for querying and managing information in LDAP.
Release Notes: This update for the 0.7 series fixes two issues related to file descriptor handling.
Release Notes: This release fixes a problem on FreeBSD, fixes a problem with the sasl_canonicalize option, and has improvements for Solaris. A few other smaller improvements have been made.
Release Notes: This release fixes a few bugs, introduces the pam_password_prohibit_message and sasl_canonicalize options, loads the nslcd user's supplementary groups, and runs correctly in processes that have a high number of file descriptors open.