[PLUG] Error in login as a LDAP user

Arun Khan knura9 at gmail.com
Sat May 29 11:17:29 IST 2010

2010/5/28 अमेय साठे <aakreet40-plug at yahoo.com>:
> Hi,
> I followed all the LDAP steps exactly as detailed on this link(Linux Home Networking)
> http://www.linuxhomenetworking.com/wiki/index.php/Quick_HOWTO_:_Ch31_:_Centralized_Logins_Using_LDAP_and_RADIUS
> All the output is coming proper,except chown. The output of the command chown ldapuser /home/ldapuser gave me this error
>>>chown: `ldapuser':invalid user<<

Does 'ldapuser' have a 'valid' home directory?  What does 'ls -dl
/home/ldapuser' show?

> I am able to telnet to LDAP server from the client.

What directory are you in when you login via telnet?  The output of 'pwd'?

-- Arun Khan

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