Christian Hansen
and 1 contributors

NAME

Authen::Simple::NIS - Simple NIS authentication

SYNOPSIS

    use Authen::Simple::NIS;
    
    my $nis = Authen::Simple::NIS->new;
    
    if ( $nis->authenticate( $username, $password ) ) {
        # successfull authentication
    }
    
    # or as a mod_perl Authen handler

    PerlModule Authen::Simple::Apache
    PerlModule Authen::Simple::NIS

    PerlSetVar AuthenSimpleNIS_domain "domain"

    <Location /protected>
      PerlAuthenHandler Authen::Simple::NIS
      AuthType          Basic
      AuthName          "Protected Area"
      Require           valid-user
    </Location>

DESCRIPTION

NIS authentication.

METHODS

  • new

    This method takes a hash of parameters. The following options are valid:

    • domain

      NIS domain. Required unless it can be obtained from yp_get_default_domain().

          domain => 'domain'
    • map

      NIS map. Defaults to passwd.byname.

          map => 'passwd.byname'
    • log

      Any object that supports debug, info, error and warn.

          log => Log::Log4perl->get_logger('Authen::Simple::NIS')
  • authenticate( $username, $password )

    Returns true on success and false on failure.

SEE ALSO

Authen::Simple.

Net::NIS.

Net::NIS::Table.

ypclnt(3).

AUTHOR

Christian Hansen ch@ngmedia.com

COPYRIGHT

This program is free software, you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.