[cups] Using LDAP authentication with CUPS 1.6.3

Michael Sweet msweet at apple.com
Fri Dec 15 13:44:44 PST 2017

CUPS used to support a (custom) LDAP schema for printer sharing, but never anything directly for authentication.  For that, look at the PAM configuration file /etc/pam.d/cups - there you can add the pam_ldap module.

> On Dec 15, 2017, at 4:27 PM, Barton Jr, Bernard (RIS-PHL) <BBarton at signatureinfo.com> wrote:
> I’m using CUPS 1.6.3 on CentOS 7.  Is it possible to use LDAP for authentication?  I see no references to LDAP in the documentation, or man pages, e.g., the man page for cupsd.conf.
> Oddly, if I look at the man page for cupsd.conf on another server running CUPS 1.4.2, is full of references to LDAP.
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Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer

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