Connecting to a LDAP Server


which – shows the full path of (shell) commands.

login – is a binary that a user uses to connect to anything.

ldd – print shared library dependencies

PAM – pluggable authentication module

To connect a computer/server to LDAP you will need:

  • authconfig
  • nscd – name service cache daemon
  • nss-pam-ldapd
  • pam_ldap