37.7 Configuring LDAP Users and Groups in YaST
The actual registration of user and group data differs only slightly
from the procedure when not using LDAP. The following brief instructions
relate to the administration of users. The procedure for administering
groups is analogous.
Access the YaST user administration with .
Use to limit the view of users
to the LDAP users and enter the password for Root DN.
and enter the configuration of a
new user. A dialog with four tabs opens:
Specify username, login, and password in the tab.
Configuring the YaST Group and User Administration Modules. tab for the group membership,
login shell, and home directory of the new user. If necessary, change
the default to values that better suit your needs. The default values
as well as those of the password settings can be defined with the
procedure described in
Modify or accept the default .
Enter the Figure 37-7). tab, select the LDAP
plug-in, and click to configure additional
LDAP attributes assigned to the new user (see
Click to apply your settings and leave the
Figure 37-7 YaST: Additional LDAP Settings
The initial input form of user administration offers
. This gives the possibility to apply LDAP search filters
to the set of available users or go to the module for the configuration
of LDAP users and groups by selecting .