[LON-CAPA-admin] authentification method for authors
st.bisitz at fh-wolfenbuettel.de
Mon Jun 26 05:41:15 EDT 2006
who can help with the authentification methods within LON-CAPA?
"As a general rule, only authors or co-authors should be filesystem
authenticated (which allows access to the server filesystem)."
Creating a new user who should become an author with file system
authentification brings an error message:
---- start ----
Creating user "xxxxx" in domain "fhwf"
Generating user: error: lcuseradd_failed:lcuseradd Unable to set password
Home server: no_host
Assigning au in /fhwf/, starting Mon Jun 26 11:04:56 2006: no_such_host
Create/Modify Another User
---- end ----
Internally authenticated is no problem.
We are using SLES9 with the latest LON-CAPA version.
An author, who is internally authenticated, can also create, rename, ...
directories. Actually, I see no need for file system authentification so
far. Which kind of access to the server filesystem is ment (and for
And how can a domain coordinator see which authentification method a
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