ldap-getpwnam and become_root

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Sat Jul 10 19:53:52 GMT 1999

Ignacio Coupeau wrote:
> I think -perhaps- this is a little odd because if the PDC are using
> LDAP, what are doing the getpwnam looking at /etc/passswd?

Matching uid from the local UNIX system for file access.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at eng.auburn.edu             http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw

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