Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Tue Nov 24 18:28:44 GMT 1998
On Wed, 25 Nov 1998, Chris Tomlinson wrote:
> Are you integrating LDAP with aliasdb, groupdb, and passgrp as well as passdb?
[that would be necessary, although if your UNIX system used ldap by using
luke howard's nss_ldap code, it would not].
> What schema are you using? Is there any sense in trying to use a common schema
> between the NIS stuff and LDAP?
[i think so]
> I thought that it would be helpful if there was a common schema that could be used
> for both direct LDAP to Samba and for LDAP used with PAM (that would include
> Samba->PAM->LDAP, Apache->mod_pam->LDAP, etc.). NIS should fit in as well so one
> might well have a NIS client->LDAP that uses LDAP as the NIS db.
luke howard has written an nss_ldap module (getXXbyYY) which is good news.
he mentions in the README that he conforms to rfc2037. so, yes, it's
probably a good idea to fit in with that (whatever it is :-)
and to make life easier, yes, a common schema-equivalent for NIS+ would be
a good thing.
luke (putting his $0.02c in...)
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