[CentOS] CentOs6- Use nscd for offline LDAP

Johan Vermeulen jvermeulen at cawdekempen.be
Wed Sep 5 05:07:12 EDT 2012


I see that ssl or tls is needed for communication with the  LDAP server.
So I need to configure that first.

sssd does seem like the better option than nscd.

greetings, J.

Op 05-09-12 10:37, Johan Vermeulen schreef:
> Laurent,
>
> thanks for you answer.
>
> No, I haven't until now, but guess what:
>
> base                                                     | 3.7 kB     00:00
> centosplus                                               | 3.5 kB     00:00
> cr                                                       | 3.0 kB     00:00
> extras                                                   | 3.0 kB     00:00
> updates                                                  | 3.5 kB     00:00
> ============================== N/S Matched: sssd
> ===============================
> sssd-client.i686 : SSSD Client libraries for NSS and PAM
> sssd-tools.i686 : Userspace tools for use with the SSSD
> libsss_autofs.i686 : A library to allow communication between Autofs and
> SSSD
> sssd.i686 : System Security Services Daemon
>
> it's available in CentOs.
>
> So I'm now looking for some CentOs - specific doc's.
>
> greetings, J.
>
> Op 05-09-12 10:14, Laurent schreef:
>> Le 2012-09-05 09:40, Johan Vermeulen a écrit :
>>> Dear All,
>>>
>>> I'm thinking about connecting the 15 or so laptops in our
>>> organisation
>>> to LDAP.
>>>
>>> Now I'm trying to use nscd in order to enable the users to work when
>>> being offline.
>>>
>> Hi Johan,
>>
>> Did you look at sssd ? My understanding is that it's designed for
>> offline use, as nscd is just caching.
>>
>> -- Laurent.
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