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  1. #1

    Suse login (local or LDAP)

    I have user Id which allow me to login to Suse. When I check the /etc/passwd file, my Id is there. I also know that the same Id is in LDAP.
    I was wondering how SUSE is set up to use LDAP for user authentication. If a user is in local /etc/passwd and group. Will the user be authenticated locally first or LDAP first ? will LDAP override local ? If both local and LDAP can be used, how can we assure that both LDAP and local contains the same information.

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    Linux Engineer
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Saint Paul, MN
    LDAP is configured via the LDAP PAM module. Do you have PAM installed?

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