Single point logon

Mark Blackman mark at blackmans.org
Thu Aug 8 12:28:56 BST 2002


In principle, pam_ldap (+ an LDAP server of course) should
be the ticket. But I believe getting pam_ldap to work may
represent a bit of hassle, especially with machines that don't support
the pam framework.

In any case, this is the classic LDAP application.

- Mark

> hey,
> 
> (great meeting last night btw..)
> 
> I was wondering if anyone here has some kind of single point logon
> system working;  crazy phrase, but essentially some way of centrally
> managing access any of the machines on a network.  As I understand it,
> Nis/Yp offers this functionality, but i'd rather not run all that rpc
> cruft.
> 
> I've heard people do this in various ways; ssh keys propagated via LDAP
> or CFEngine are two that spring to mind, squid perhaps another..  Has
> anyone got anything like this working on FreeBSD?  In a heterogenous
> environment (mac/pc/unix)?  Would be great to find out what people think
> in any event..
> 
> Stay Frosty,
> 
> 
> ian
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