Bug 13157 - LDAP authentication configuration is broken?
Summary: LDAP authentication configuration is broken?
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-06-28 12:43 UTC by lars
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-14 19:23:05 UTC
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Description lars 2000-06-28 12:43:46 UTC
I'm trying to configure beta2 to use LDAP for authentication (I'm currently
running 6.2 with this configuration with no problems, so I know things are
working in general).

However, after filling out the LDAP server and base DN in the installer,
the installer ran the following authconfig command line:

  authconfig --kickstart --nostart --useshadow --enableMD5 --enableldap
--ldapserver '' --ldapbasedn ''

The LDAP server and base DN appear to have been lost in the shuffle.

Comment 1 lars 2000-06-28 12:51:43 UTC
I should also mention that selection "LDAP" for authentication during the
install does not appear to automatically select nss_ldap and pam_ldap for
installation, making it likely that things will break in any case.

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2000-06-28 19:54:39 UTC
This works correctly for me in the current internal build.

Passed to test lab for verification.

Comment 3 Brock Organ 2000-06-28 21:37:58 UTC
hmmm ... in the test lab using beta2 both in TUI & GUI mode the ldapserver and
basedn parameters are properly populated by the values entered in at the
installer ... 

a quick test verified ldap's local server data configuration was passed to the
client ...further the relevant packages were installed:

% rpm -q nss_ldap openldap

These installs were minimal custom installs enabling shadow, md5 and ldap at the
authentication screen ... Is this much different than what you are doing, Lars

Comment 4 Brock Organ 2000-07-14 19:23:03 UTC
this is also working in beta3 ... please reopen if you are seeing different
results than us, Lars ... thanks for your report!

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