The nss_ldap module provides the means for Solaris and Linux workstations to this information (such as users, hosts, and groups) from LDAP directories.
The nss_updatedb utility maintains a local cache of network directory user and group information.
The ldapprofile tool allows an LDAP client configuration file to be generated automatically from information contained within a directory server
The pam_ldap module provides the means for Solaris and Linux servers and workstations to authenticate against LDAP directories, and to change their passwords in the directory.
The pam_ccreds module provides the means for Linux workstations to locally authenticate using an enterprise identity when the network is unavailable.