I recently reconfigured my Linux systems to exchange their hostname via NetBios name server, in broadcast mode. Basically, it means that I appended wins in the hosts line of /etc/nsswitch.conf; I ...
I'm using nss and openldap on linux to get a list of passwd entries from active directory. I'm getting all the users from a nested group by doing nss_base_passwd ...
I have nss & pam configured so that I can authenticate linux users via LDAP against my companies AD server. All works fine except password are sent in plain text. For reasons out of my control our ...
I'm attempting to test the install procedure for libpam_ldapd on an Ubuntu/Debian Virtual machine. I have the nscd / nslcd services off, and I'm watching the output from nslcd -d and ...
Is there a way I can make likewise check the passwd file first? Currently, nsswitch.conf does say files first. However, when I tried to log into the box as the root user, it was hanging until I ...
When I modify /etc/nsswitch.conf, is there an "nss" daemon I should restart? I am not referring to modules such as mdns & nis.