slapd-passwd(5) — Linux manual page

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SLAPD-PASSWD(5)            File Formats Manual           SLAPD-PASSWD(5)

NAME         top

       slapd-passwd - /etc/passwd backend to slapd

SYNOPSIS         top

       ETCDIR/slapd.conf

DESCRIPTION         top

       The PASSWD backend to slapd(8) serves up the user account
       information listed in the system passwd(5) file.  This backend is
       provided for demonstration purposes only.  The DN of each entry
       is "uid=<username>,<suffix>".  Note that non-base searches scan
       the entire passwd file, and are best suited for hosts with small
       passwd files.

CONFIGURATION         top

       This slapd.conf option applies to the PASSWD backend database.
       That is, it must follow a "database passwd" line and come before
       any subsequent "backend" or "database" lines.  Other database
       options are described in the slapd.conf(5) manual page.

       file <filename>
              Specifies an alternate passwd file to use.  The default is
              /etc/passwd.

ACCESS CONTROL         top

       The passwd backend does not honor any of the access control
       semantics described in slapd.access(5).  Only read (=r) access to
       the entry pseudo-attribute and to the other attribute values of
       the entries returned by the search operation is honored, which is
       performed by the frontend.

FILES         top

       ETCDIR/slapd.conf
              default slapd configuration file

       /etc/passwd
              user account information

SEE ALSO         top

       slapd.conf(5), slapd(8), passwd(5).

COLOPHON         top

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