Re: ldap and hosts

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Craig White wrote:
On Mon, 2006-04-10 at 15:17 -0600, Andrew wrote:
Hello everyone,

I have a ldap server running on another distro and I use it for a lot of different things (such as users, passwords, and hosts) and it all works fine on that distro. I'm also trying to get all of this to work in FC5 and so far I have gotten users and passwords to work but the hosts is giving me problems. If I type getent hosts I see the complete list of hosts as it should be but if I try to ping one of the hosts it just hangs. If I try to ping the ip address everything works fine. I should also note that I can't ping domain's either (such as again it just hangs but if I use a browser I can browse to them. On another note, when I type getent hosts in the ldap console i can see the query but when I try to ping a single domain I see nothing in the ldap console, not even an attempt.

you need to confirm padl tools setup...

what's output of ???

grep host /etc/nsswitch

grep host /etc/ldap.conf


padl tools setup?

the hosts line from my ldap config
nss_base_hosts  ou=Hosts,dc=example,dc=org

from nsswitch.conf
#hosts:     db files nisplus nis dns
hosts:      files dns ldap

Note: ldap was before dns but by moving it back i was able to ping But I still can't ping hosts in the hosts list.

thanks again

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