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

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Authentication mechanism to connect to Windows AD in Linux?

My company has asked me to look into connecting our CentOS 7 instance's to our Active Directory to make it easier for user management. I have so far looked at: Kerberos, doing it via command line - ...
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Edit home directory for an LDAP user in Linux

I have an LDAP user who accesses a server based on having the appropriate LDAP host attribute via sssd. This user does not show up in /etc/passwd because he is not local. How do I modify his home ...
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doing OpenLDAP config changes in RHEL 6

I've been configuring OpenLDAP on RHEL 6 and its seems you have run the following to rebuild the config dirs. I'm ok with that, but my issues is, say I want to change the server passwd, do I have to ...
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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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Changing password in multiple boxes using script

I'm working in a environment which has around 400 AIX boxes. I don't have root access and I'm a normal user. The environment has no LDAP kind of centralized mechanism for authentication so the ...
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Central user management with multiple servers with SSH keys, LDAP?

the number of my servers and users is growing and I would like to adopt a central database to manage users accounts. I'm thinking about OpenLDAP, but I have a question. Is it possible in LDAP to ...
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Samba not starting on Ubuntu Server 16.10

Samba was running well on ubuntu server 14.04. After upgrading to 16.10 it doesn't start anymore. I've tried also to install samba on a fresh 16.10 vm and it doesn't work. Here the service error ...
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ldapdelete, want to remove all UID's of people OU, but preserve OU?

With this cli: $ ldapdelete -ZZ -W -D "cn=Manager,dc=site,dc=fake" -r ou=People,dc=site,dc=fake I remove all UID's of People, but the problem is it also removes People OU. I know it's easy to ...
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Ldap SSH Login not working - Same configs worked on 20+ other servers - Ubuntu

So I have setup LDAP Login on every server at my work successfully except one. Of course there has to be that one! And I want to close my jira ticket, but I can't figure out what the issue is. The ...