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Re: Three indepentantly stored admin passwords; a bug or a feature?

On 2004-03-03 19:31:32+0100, Herman Robak wrote:

: Having unsynchronised admin passwords for Webmin and LDAP
: is fraught with problems.  Once inside Webmin, the admin
: should be authenticated well enough for the tasks that
: can be performed through Webmin.

I fully agree that unsyncronized password are a bad thing. I just want to
make sure that root _NEVER_ is authenticated directly against ldap. That
would be a big problem if ldap dies. 

Some kind of replication from /etc/passwd to ldap should be posible to make.

«I came out of it dead broke, without a house, without anything except a
girlfriend and a knowledge of Unix.» «Well, that's something. Normally
those two are mutually exclusive»
 - Neal Stephenson, Cryptonomicon

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