how to replace standard system authetication with ldap

How can the systems standard i.e. shadow and MD5 authetication can be changed to LDAP server so that it will by default authenticated through LDAP server.
xpashAsked:
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jlevieConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Depends on the Linux distribution. If yours uses pam, (you'll have /etc/pam.d) like Redhat & others, you install a pam module that can to the authentication against an LDAP server can change the various pam.d files to use that module. Withou a pam capability you're pretty much out of luck.
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xpashAuthor Commented:
Yes u r correct . I m using RH Linux .and the shared library module is pam_ldap.so which i must specify in the files in the pam.d dir.such as login ,pop,rlogin etc..
Thanx alot
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