the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), a protocol used for modifying and querying items stored in directory services

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OS X Directory Services

I have been reading from Advanced Programming in the UNIX environment (Stevenson and Rago), and I am currently reading about how user data is stored on various systems, including Linux, FreeBSD, and ...
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What are the other alternative to test a LDAP connection on linux machine

I have Linux machine, Redhat 5.8, that gets data via LDAP. For an unclear reason, I can’t get the data via LDAP. I see that from /var/log/messages and /var/log/secure the problem is that the ...
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Does LDAP take care of all users and groups on a system?

I have been following the tutorial here to try out LDAP. I know that a Linux system has groups like mysql, sudo, video, dial-out etc. Do I need to add these to my directory? Are these served via LDAP ...
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howto login into system with LDAP creds when server with LDAP is offline

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and LDAP as center of authentication. It works fine until LDAP server is online. Sometimes network is going to down between LDAP and other servers and LDAP is unavailable, so ...
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IPA server configuration: Cannot use IP network address

I am stuck with an error while configuring IdM server for my environment. I got this weird error invalid ip address 192.168.1.77 for server.example.com: cannot use ip network address The error came ...
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apache ldap authentication taking far too long

I configured apache2.2 (CentOS 5.6) to provide ldap authentication with Active Directory. <Directory "/var/www/html"> AuthType Basic AuthName "Authenticate with domain account."...
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what is the right ldapsearch version for my linux red-hat machine

I am little a confused about the following: I want to install the binary ldapsearch tool on my Linux machine, in order to use this tool to test LDAP connections with my Linux (Linux version 5.8 , ...
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Ldap error doesn't redirect to file

I'm running a loop querying ldap server for a single dn every time, just to see if it's running okay. I want to output both the successful and unsuccessful responses to a file and while the former ...
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acroread only runs as root

Note I already asked the exact same question here, with no success. I hope it's not a problem. I am working on a computer connected to a LDAP server. The computer is running under Linux Mint 17. I ...
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FTP user home directory for LDAP group

My company uses LDAP server for users authentication. We are now planning to add FTP server. The complicated thing is - we need several users belonging to the one group in LDAP have same home (chroot) ...
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how to load an LDAP client cert RHEL7 authconfig-tui

I have a RHEL7 machine that needs to be configured as an LDAP client (user/auth, using authconfig-tui). When finishing authconfig-tui, it says, just copy the cert to /etc/openldap/cacerts, which I ...
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samba4's ldbsearch complains about authentication for basic searches

So I understand the concept of binding to a LDAP server of any kind and performing either authenticated or anonymous queries. And my goal is to get the full dn=...dc=example,dc=com for a specific ...
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How to start a service on boot after ldap account is available

I have a machine hosting an LDAP database and services on other machines run as users from that database. Because the user accounts does not exist locally, the services fail to start when those ...
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How can I disable phpLDAPadmin without uninstalling it?

I installed phpLDAPadmin and it works via http://.../phpldapadmin Is there any good way to disable phpLDAPadmin without uninstalling it and later I can turn it on only when I need to do?
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Configuring proftpd and mod_ldap.c query not working - any ideas?

I'm trying to get a ProFTPD to ldap auth on a Active Directory base. I still couldn't figure out what could be wrong with my configuration since, executing a ldap query with ldapsearch seems fine /...
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Use an alternate /etc/ldap.conf with ldap search

I would like to perform ldap queries using an alternate file (which is intended to be used with pam.d and so have the same format as /etc/ldap.conf) I think of using ldapsearch. In the manual, I ...
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OpenLDAP: Invalid syntax error when trying to add LDIF

I keep getting an invalid syntax error when trying to create a user in OpenLDAP (CentOS 7). This is a new install of OpenLDAP for testing purposes. So far I've managed to create a group called "Lab ...
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OpenLDAP 2.4: How to correctly implement TLS (ldaps) on CentOS 6.7

My environment: CentOS 6.7 / OpenDLAP 2.4 slapd -VV @(#) $OpenLDAP: slapd 2.4.40 (Nov 10 2015 09:41:16) $ mockbuild@c6b8.bsys.dev.centos.org:/builddir/build/BUILD/openldap-2.4.40/openldap-2....
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Override local sudo defaults using sss or ldap

I'm trying to to configure an IPA domain to use the following sudo options for a specific command group: !authenticate !requiretty visiblepw Locally, the following defaults are set in /etc/sudoers: ...
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ldappasswd show error Result: No such object (32)

Why I get error No such object when I run ldappasswd command ? Below is my command to modify password : ldappasswd -H ldap://localhost -x -D "cn=admin,dc=enjaysun,dc=com" -W -S "uid=tbhandari,ou=...
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Authenticate users via LDAP using nginx

I know how to auth the users via LDAP in apache2: # put the following in the VirtualHost <VirtualHost *:443> ServerAdmin user1@bar.foo.com DocumentRoot /var/www <Directory /&...
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authenticating ldap users with searchguard for elasticsearch

I have an elastic-search setup with search-guard plug-in. My elastic-search web access is behind single sign on proxy , and i want to authenticated users coming through SSO according to their roles in ...
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smbldap-tools + Samba 3.6.X - 2 groups exists

In a big corporation, there is several groups encoded in different domains on the same LDAP server. The server is member of the DOM1. root@testsmb3# smbldap-groupmod -m myUser myGroup Error: 2 ...
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Samba NT_STATUS_NO_TRUST_SAM_ACCOUNT

for a project we have several samba shares configured as following: [global] workgroup = <domain name> netbios name = <machine name> passdb backend = tdbsam security = ads ...
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getent group working, but sshd_config allowgroups does not retrieve appropriate group

I am trying to setup Kerberos MIT authentication with OpenLdap autorisation on Debian Jessie. Authentication part is working great, as I can login to SSH using my kerberos account. I even can create ...
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Strange X11 forwarding issue [closed]

I have a strange issue regarding ssh x11 forwarding. Assume I have an host named node71. Firstly, I start Cygwin/X and mintty in Windows, now the local DISPLAY=0.0 Next, I can do ssh root@node71 -Y, ...
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Openldap backup restore

I am trying to setup backup and restore and make sure it works. Please note that database size on ldap.old is lot more then the ldap. The /var/lib/ldap.old is my existing database. I have renamed /...
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LDAP Authentication

I'm currently trying to set up an LDAP server for centralized authentication. I set up phpLDAPadmin and my structure is as follows: dc=example,dc=com cn=admin ou=users cn=system cn=testuser ou=...
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Groups differ from the local ones when logging in remotely

We store our users in LDAP, alongside some groups that have meaning across different systems (organizational roles including wheel). There are also groups local to workstations, e.g. audio or video ...
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Unable to add host for user in LDAP

I tried to add hostobject for my user in LDAP setup but after typing in all the information and save, the host was not added to the user. Command I used: ldapmodify -x -D "cn=Manager,dc=domain,dc=...
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Samba with several LDAP servers

Is it possible for SAMBA to use several LDAP servers to authenticate users in addition to users from AD? LDAP can have, presumably, different bases to lookup users for.
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Autofs : Multi LDAP

I prepare the migration NIS to LDAP maps. I use autofs for mount nfs directory. ( User home & /usr/local/xxx ) To work with 1 ldap server but i would set to backup server. I test this : cat /...
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Mount network share at user logon Red Hat

I'm looking to mount a network share on Red Hat at the time the user logs on with their credentials. The user authenticates through LDAP using Kerberos and we have a network share that holds their ...
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Is it possible to convert linux salted sha512 password hash to LDAP format?

We have an LDAP server which stores passwords and other user data. The server is not used for authentication of client machines though but only for authentication of client apps. So users change their ...
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linux + vastool + print password by vastool

please advice how to print the password from active directory ( LDAP ) of specific user by vastool ? user=admin1 /opt/quest/bin/vastool Copyright 2014 Quest Software, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. ...
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SLES 11SP4 LDAP - error trying to bind as user - (Invalid credentials)

I have LDAP server configured (with YaST) on SLES 11SP4 and I've created 3 users. I can su (from root) to any of the user but I cannot login as any of them or change their passwords. When I tried to ...
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ldap 389 server with sssd client, cannot modify password

I setup the 389 ldap server on a fedora system. I can authenticate against the system, but I cannot update/modify a password neither as root nor as user. user root gets a "Password reset by root is ...
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Changing LDAP server preference on Solaris 10

I've recently inherited a new environment running Solaris 10 and I was looking for information on how to change the LDAP server preference on an LDAP client, namely through modifying the ...
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Can Linux ldap users still available if ldap server is unlinked?

I have a Linux with some users have their password in /etc/shadow and other authenticate through LDAP. Is there a way to make user that have their password stored on ldap continuing to be available (...
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Postfix database unreachable behaviour

I have a server running postfix and dovecot with a local mysql database to store virtual domains and users. I'm considering to move the database to another server and perhaps switch to using ldap ...
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freerdp & ldap authentication

I have a linux desktop machine that authenticates upon login against an MS Active Directory Server using sssd. I wish to allow the user to run a remote desktop session and have setup freerdp to ...
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Linux + LDAP/ActiveDirectory: Can't create a private group for the user like “username:username”

My apologies first for not phrasing this question very well, because it's difficult to Google. (Try finding a Google answer with the terms "self user group" in it.) Normally, with PAM in Linux, when ...
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Multiple PCs network centralized system authentication

(I couldn't really choose an accurate title as I don't know exactly what the feature I'm looking for is called. Sorry about that. I hope that the following lines may clear this aspect.) I own a dozen ...
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Migrate LDAP from one machine to another

My current task is to migrate the content from one machine (source) to another (target). Both machines are identical. One is heavily used and the other is clean. I already have all the files that are ...
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LDAP Authentication on OpenBSD

I'm trying to get an OpenBSD server to authenticate users using the same LDAP server the rest of my home network uses. While 'getent password' lists the users from the LDAP server as expected, I ...
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LDAP/LDIF configuration option storage?

A LDAP server/database seems like a good solution for centralized/server-side as well as non-centralized/client-side configuration option storage to me: open, well-documented interface and interface ...
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Thunderbird no longer starts after upgrade to 38.3.0

After I upgraded Thunderbird last Monday to version 38.3.0 on my Mint 17.2 XFce I was no longer able to start Thunderbird. First I made sure that the files in my profile were all owned by me. When ...
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How can I set up centralized home directories and user authentication using LDAP and NFS?

I am trying to configure my server to authenticate users using LDAP and save their home directories on a NFS-Directory, also located on the server. i.e.: I share a directory on my server: /nfsexport ...
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Why am I getting apparmor error messages in the syslog about NTP and LDAP?

On my newly installed Ubuntu 12.04 machine, with ntp and slapd installed, the following messages appear in /var/log/syslog at regular intervals: Feb 23 18:54:07 my-host kernel: [ 24.610703] type=...
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Configuring MSAD in RHEL [closed]

We are trying to configure MSAD in our LINUX VM(RHEL).So that users can login with there accounts directly to the LINUX VM(RHEL) instead of using service accounts.Can someone help me out here ? ...