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OpenLDAP authentication for SSH, FTp & Apache

I have configure openldap in centos 5.5. Openldap is working fine. Now i want to authenticate ssh, ftp, samba share & Apache by using openldap. currently i am using /etc/password file, instead of this i want to use openldap. please help me to do this.
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you have to use pam_ldap

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Hi gheist

How to use pam_ldap? Any document available on the internet for this?
tutorial on samba openldap centos mix
http://www.howtoforge.com/centos-5.x-samba-domain-controller-with-ldap-backend
and this links tells you the rest of the mix (apache, ftp, email, etc)
http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-server-centos-5.5-x86_64-ispconfig-3


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Hi frankcheong:

With out configuring samba as  DC, we can able to authenticate samba share with openldap?