nss-pam-ldapd 0.7.19 / 0.9.2

This project provides an Open Source LDAP server for identity and authentication management
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nss-pam-ldapd is an open source Pluggable Authentication Module (PAM) and Name Service Switch (NSS) software that enhances your LDAP server with support for user accounts, groups, host names, netgroups, aliases, as well as any other information that resides on NIS or /etc flat files.

Being a fork of the nss_ldap package created by PADL Software Pty Ltd., nss-pam-ldapd is designed in such a way that is also allows users to easily and quickly authentication to an LDAP server.

nss-pam-ldapd features a lighter NSS library, lighter PAM library, simpler internal semantics, clear separation betweenLDAP, PAM and NSS code, better debugging possibilities, better performance, ability to avoid loading of SSL and LDAP libraries in all programs, as well as fewer connections to the LDAP server.

last updated on:
December 10th, 2013, 10:26 GMT
license type:
LGPL (GNU Lesser General Public License) 
developed by:
Arthur de Jong
ROOT \ System \ Networking
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What's New in version 0.9.2
  • Increase password value buffer size (by Bersl)
  • Avoid more broken pipe errors by using a low timeout when aborting reading requested Information from nslcd (thanks John Sullivan)
  • Only log broken pipe errors in debugging mode
  • Fix buffer overflow on interrupted read that is hard to trigger (thanks John Sullivan)
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