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Revision as of 12:04, 4 August 2009 by Rrakus (talk | contribs) (User Information)

System-config-authentication backend functionality

Here is list of all functions, which should boot backend provide

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what where
Enable/Disable support for NIS, LDAP, Hesiod, Winbind /sbin/ypbind, /etc/nsswitch.conf, ???
Set NIS domain /etc/yp.conf
Set NIS server /etc/yp.conf
Set LDAP Search base DN /etc/[openldap/]ldap.conf
Set LDAP Server /etc/[openldap/]ldap.conf
Set usage of TLS in LDAP /etc/[openldap/]ldap.conf
Set Hesiod LHS /etc/hesiod.conf
Set Hesiod RHS /etc/hesiod.conf
Set Winbind Domain /etc/samba/smb.conf
Set Security Model (one from list) /etc/samba/smb.conf
Set Winbind ADS Realm /etc/samba/smb.conf
Set Winbind Domain Controllers /etc/samba/smb.conf
Set Template Shell (one from list) /etc/samba/smb.conf
Set allowance of offline login /etc/samba/smb.conf
Join Domain???  ???


what where
Enable/Disable Kerberos, LDAP, SmartCard, Fingerprint Reader, Winbind  ???
Set Kerberos Realm, KDCs, Admin Servers  ???
Whether to use DNS to resolve hosts to realms  ???
Whether to use DNS to locate KDCs for realms  ???
Set Smart Card Removal Action (from list)  ???
Set Smart Card needed for login  ???


what where
Set password hashing algorithm (from list)  ???


Please comment
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