By any chance, have you checked out pam_ccreds?
On Tue, 1 Aug 2006, Richi Plana wrote:
On Thu, 2006-07-27 at 10:25 -0600, Richi Plana wrote:
> Hi, All.
> On Wed, 2006-07-26 at 00:03 -0600, Richi Plana wrote:
> > I recently set up fedora-ds and managed to configure several FC5
> > machines to authenticate and get user information from the LDAP server.
> > Unfortunately, the laptop isn't always connected to the network so when
> > it boots up, the process hangs when it tries to start the "message
> > I figure the process blocks when it tries to change UID to that of the
> > dbus user. When the machine isn't connected to the network (ie. no cable
> > and wireless isn't available), the process just hangs.
> > Any suggestions on fixing this?
> So I've implemented one fix. For some reason, even
> with /etc/nsswitch.conf configured as follows, FC5 systems still go to
> LDAP even if a user exists locally (dbus user exists in /etc/passwd):
> passwd: files ldap
> shadow: files ldap
> group: files ldap
> So the solution I applied was to edit /etc/ldap.conf and added the entry
> "bind_policy hard". This is supposed to make nss_ldap exit after failing
> a connection attempt (instead of the default infinite retries).
> My problem now is that none of my DS users can log on to the
> newly-started machine. I thought that's what the "Cache User
> Information" option in system-config-authentication -> Account
> Information does, but it apparently doesn't. Is there a way to cache
> LDAP Authentication and Account information so that offline machines
> will allow logons from LDAP users? Kind of like how WinXP does?