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Re: CVS authentication against AD

From: Geoff Beier
Subject: Re: CVS authentication against AD
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2003 12:11:53 -0400
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Praveen Boopathy wrote:
How do we authenticate CVS against Microsoft Active Directory?

Let me provide some further details.

We have our cvs server established in Linux. When I searched net for 'authenticating cvs against active directory',
I came to know about PAM modules/patches available for the purpose.

But I don't know how to apply them as I was not able to get proper 

And could any of you explain where ldap comes in this picture??
I am confused about this term also.
Active directory is an LDAP implementation at its core.

I know what needs to be done (using windows network id as login id for cvs) but 
I don't know how to do it :-
You mischaracterize what needs to be done. You want to use your Windows network login as a login id for GNU/Linux and have CVS use the system facilities (e.g. ssh) to authenticate. This way, no special configuration needs to be done specifically to CVS.

If you search the web:

One of the first results is:

Which tells you how to do what you want. Further questions about this should probably be directed to a Linux forum, not a CVS forum.

More good information can be found on one of the sites referenced by the SF article:
(good solaris information here, for the person who wanted solaris info)

A slightly different approach is detailed here:

Hope this helps.



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