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Re: Requirement for NSLCD

On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 03:11:07PM -0400, William Hopkins wrote:
> Hello,
> I am attempting to configure LDAP auth on a RHEL/CentOS6 environment without
> running nslcd; the support I have received from redhat user forums thus far
> indicates that they no longer support this. I see the fact that nss-pam-ldapd
> can be built without nslcd and the following quote:
>  > The three parts (NSS module, PAM module, and nslcd server) can be build
>  > separately and are not tied together. This means that for instance you can
>  > still use pam_ldap and use the NSS module from nss-pam-ldapd.
> However, the details of the architecture as I understand this would make such 
> a
> setup not work. It may be worth noting I have a completely working LDAP
> solution that works on my RHEL5/CentOS5 boxes, with TLS and pam_ldap. 
> Thanks in advance for your assistance

It's not entirely clear to me what problems you are facing, but the
setup you describe (nss_ldap from nss-pam-ldapd, nslcd and PADL's
pam_ldap) is actually the default on RHEL6.

What exactly does not work for you in your environment?
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