Intent to retire: nss_ldap

Brian Wheeler bdwheele at
Fri Jun 8 14:51:23 UTC 2012

I'll investigate it when we get to another system change but since its 
working on the current servers I'm not touching it :)

By the time we do an OS refresh I'll probably try moving to IPA


On 06/08/2012 10:14 AM, Stephen Gallagher wrote:
> 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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