LFS201 - Chapter 13 additional information on log files and authentication
1.- Today I was asked if log files can be delivered to a remote server. For that purpose please do "man rsyslog.conf" ("man 5 rsyslog.conf" will do the same), and search for "Remote machine".
2.- For an advanced way to authenticate against an LDAP server, I can suggest to use 389 Directory Server for testing purposes. You can find it here:
And then you need to setup a service which can work with this LDAP server. Let's think of an email server, such as Zimbra. So you'll need to see if the software supports LDAP. In this case it does:
You'll see it's possible to do with a number of other services as well (we won't do it on the online sessions, as it's not on the course and it consumes lot of time to setup).