Auth/Access Question

Jeffrey M. Vinocur jeff at
Mon Aug 19 01:48:48 UTC 2002

On Tue, 13 Aug 2002, Russ Allbery wrote:

> David R Fischer <fischerdr at> writes:
> > Sorry in advance if this is not the right place.....

Nope, good choice.  (The only other place of interest is

> > How would one setup innd to authenticate against an ldap server for user
> > lookup.  Or can this be done.  I noticed that you and setup a auth part
> > in the readers.conf file but still unsure of the command line stuff..
> See <> for one
> solution that's been contributed.

What are you trying to store in LDAP, authentication info (i.e.,
passwords), or list of which groups are authorized, or both?

If only the former, and your system supports PAM, you can also use
pamckpasswd (downloadable elsewhere, I have the link somewhere) in
combination with an LDAP PAM module.

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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