Intent to retire: nss_ldap

Stephen Gallagher sgallagh at
Fri Jun 8 14:14:15 UTC 2012

On Fri, 2012-06-08 at 09:06 -0400, Brian Wheeler wrote:
> on our RHEL6 servers I'm still using nss_ldap for the hosts database:  
> we have a private network and I don't want to copy portions of 
> /etc/hosts around to our servers and putting them into DNS isn't really 
> an option for us.  I couldn't find an easy way to look up the data in 
> ldap for that data so I just stuck with nss_ldap for all of the 
> databases we needed.

Sure, but you should be able to use nss-pam-ldapd for that now. Have you
given that a look? (It's essentially the direct replacement for nss_ldap
and pam_ldapd supported by PADL).
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