Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is an application protocol for accessing and maintaining distributed directory information services over an Internet Protocol (IP) network.

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Auto creating accounts

I'm wondering if there is any way to configure Ubuntu or install special software which could allow to automatically create user account when user login first time (without any special privileges, ...
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Has anybody gotten openldap password policy to work on 12.04 or 14.04?

I have installed the overlay, set up a default policy, I see in syslog that the policy is being referenced, but it does not seem to be enforced. Specifically, I have been testing out pwdMinLength of ...
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SSSD password change not working with LDAP backend

Environment info: AD on win 2k8r2 Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS SSSD v1.8.6 everything is in the same vlan I have an LDAP / SSSD solution in use on our Ubuntu servers. The auth process works correctly ...
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14.04: ldap users can't start applications

i use 14.04 and ldap on a debian server. After upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 i got an problem. If i login with an ldap-user, this user can't start e.g. firefox or libreoffice. But he can start e. g. a ...
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LightDM login fails for LDAP users

When trying to log onto a Kubuntu 14.04 LTS system. I noticed that all users would pass, when logging in via ssh, but graphical login (i.e. LightDM with the KDE greeter) would just be possible for ...
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Openldap modify config for replication problem

I have two servers, a master and a slave. I am trying to get them to replicate over tls. I have followed everything in this guide But when I attempt to run the sudo ldapmodify -Y EXTERNAL -H ...
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Joining and authenticated by Windiws Active Directory in Ubuntu 14.04 client

Is there a easy GUI based tool to join Windows Active Directory? I have read about "LikeWise" but does it work with Ubuntu 14.04? It is not showing in my software centre. Also in their website ...
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SLAPd - TLS not working / apparmor Errors

I've been trying to get LDAP working and set up for a few days now. The real head scratcher is that everything went fine until I got to the point of setting up TLS. I was using this guide from the ...
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Setting up multiple Ubuntu computers to share files and users

I'm very new to the *nix world and only vaguely have heard of things like YP/NIS, LDAP, Kerberos, etc. If I have several machines that I want to toss Ubuntu on to and share users and files/mounts ...
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14.04 desktop ldap login

Quick question with 14.04, I cant get the prompt to allow LDAP logins, on the login screen. Before 14.04, I used to run: /usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm-set-defaults -m true which allows me to type in ...
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How can I use ldap authentication with full disk encryption?

I'm evaluating (x)ubuntu client for my companies software developer. We must use full disk encryption because of software, which doesn't save their files in /home (like databases). The company uses ...
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Having trouble setting up LDAP and Kerberos

I'm following the 14.4 Server Guide for Kerberos and LDAP. When I get to step 3.5 of Configuring LDAP, it says my password is wrong: ldap_bind: Invalid credentials (49) I guess the password on ...
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no LDAP in Libre Office 3.5 and 4.2

On a Kubuntu 12.04, I want to use an LDAP Server as Data-Source in LibreO, but i cannot find it in the list of possible connections. There is only: JDBC, OracleJDBC, Thunderbird/Icedove Address Book, ...
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After ldap and pam installation I cannot log in my computer

after ldap (Server) and pam (client) installation I cannot log with my user or my root in my computer. Maybe I configured wrong in pam. But I know password for root and ldap admin. After reboot I ...
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Apache(2.4.7) LDAP URL authentication on ubuntu 14.04

The following LDAP URL authentication is NOT working for mediawiki on ubuntu 14.04 LTS server, which is working on ubuntu 9.10 server. cat /etc/apache2/sites-available/global.conf <Directory ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 system hangs after installing pam module for ldap client with intel_rapl: no valid rapl domains found in package 0

I am running VMWare Workstation 10.0.2 on a Windows 8.1 host. I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 as a virtual machine. Everything works fine. All updates, upgrades and dist-upgrades are installed. After ...
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Error after adding entry to ligthdm.conf

After giving entry greeter-show-manual-login=true in lightdm.conf file it gives an error after reboot that system running in low graphics Again if I remove the above entry the system boots normally ...
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pam_systemd delays SSH login - required?

On our Saucy servers (13.10) we are seeing long delays when logging into the systems via SSH. I figured out it is related to the line session optional pam_systemd.so in ...
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Security problem - password not required after tying to active directory server

We have been using our AD server to authenticate Ubuntu users for years. We have a handy perl script that places all the correct config files and does all the work for us. However, I'm having a ...
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LDAP Client change Unix and Samba password

I have to work in a mixed Windows/Linux world as far as desktop clients are concerned. I've got a central OpenLDAP server with Samba3 that serves a fake windows domain which keeps the Windows guys ...
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how to join ldap client 12.04 to server 8.04

apt-get install libpam-ldap libnss-ldap nss-updatedb libnss-db nfscommon nscd ldap-utils You will again be asked a bunch of questions LDAP server Uniform Resource Identifier: ldap://ldap.example.com ...
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Remove old LDAP users from login screen?

When using computers with LDAP users, once a user logs on to a computer, they are shown on the login screen in the user list. How can we remove old users or reset the cached list? We are not trying ...
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ldap client causes boot to be very slow on 13.10, causes hang on 14.04

I have successfully configured ubuntu as an ldap client following the howtos found on this site. i do the following. 1) apt-get install libpam-ldap nscd 2) configure ldap-auth-config 3) change ...
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LDAP authentication: not able to login through GUI but able to login from console

I am building a LTSP environment with LDAP authentication. I have configured the LTSP,LDAP server and client perfectly. I checked with getent passwd command in LTSP/LDAP client. I can see my LDAP ...
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Openldap ldif auto generated password

I am working on with my ldif file where I first spesify Poeple and groups, then generate two groups and one user. The problem I am having is how to automatic generate the password for the user. Right ...
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How to install and configure smb-ldap client authentication on Ubuntu13.10

I had tried to install smb-ldap client on Ubuntu 13.10 several times using apt-get install libnss-ldap libpam-ldap nscd nslcd but got failed every time. I've also referred too many blogs to ...
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Thunderbird LDAP entry formats

I have Thunderbird working with an LDAP-connected address book. Entries are successfully looked up, but they appear like this: "BOB.BOBSON" <bob.bobson@foo.com> instead of this: Bob Bobson ...
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How to migrate Active directory to OpenLDAP?

Anyone know how to migrate Activedirectory to OpenLDAP ? Is there tools for it ?
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LDAP server in Ubuntu 12.04

I need an easy step by step tutorial to install and configure OpenLDAP server. Please help! I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. The Official documentation is complicated. I need a GUI application if there is a ...
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LDAP client against Windows 2003 server [closed]

I have followed this guide to get my Ubuntu 13.04 to authenticate users against Active Directory on a win2003-server. After a little trial, error and corrections, I no longer have any errors in ...
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Can i change user account database graphically in ubuntu?

Is it possible to modify user account database graphically in Ubuntu as CentOs . Any Help because i think it could save time ?
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ldap setup : unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I have use the Ubuntu 12.04, when i try to setup LDAP in my system at that time getting dependencies error given below we have use the command in terminal sudo apt-get install slapd ldap-utils ...
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Problem in openldap with TLS configuration

I configured openldap with TLS, but when I tried to test it with following command, I receieve the error message: $ openssl s_client -connect localhost:389 -showcerts CONNECTED(00000005) ...
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ldapadd: invalid format (line 5) entry for LDAP replication

I'm trying to set up a LDAP provider server, but facing problem with following command: sudo ldapadd -Y EXTERNAL -H ldapi:/// -f provider_sync.ldif I followed all steps provided in this link, but ...
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Connection from samba to LDAP server failed

I use samba and LDAP for file sharing and directory service. Some days ago, I noticed that samba has problem in connection to the LDAP service while beforehand it was working properly. But still the ...
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Missed libraries (lidn, lldap)

Command make induces error message /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lidn /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lldap collect2: ld returned 1 exit status make[2]: *** [../bin/SomeApp] Error 1 make[1]: *** ...
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Solve Login error ICEauthority Update?

When i installed Ldap , i login ssh and remotely normally to clients , but when i try to login locally a message appear " Couldn't update ICEauthority file /home/user "
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Authenticating Ubuntu Client with Ldap Server? Any Ldap Expert Here?

I installed ldap on Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 , i configured it as below 1- rename host-name to Server 2- add this entry in /etc/hosts : ip Server.domain.com (ip is the server ip ) 3- install slapd 4- ...
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OpenLDAP networking setup & structure

I'm going to be setting up LDAP on Ubuntu in the near future, and I have a few questions. First, let me start with our desired structure. We have an ActiveDirectory server and an Ubuntu server. We ...
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LDAP login error-----cannot find name for group id

I configured LDAP server and LDAP client on ubuntu box. LDAP client easily authenticate through ldap server, BUT it give error "cannot find name for group id". At client side, getent passwd username ...
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How do I setup a LDAP-backed IRC server?

How can I configure an IRC server that is backed by LDAP? Right now, I'm looking at making an IRC server that is backed by an OpenLDAP or 389 instance for user authentication. Which IRCD should I be ...
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When Ubuntu will be fully integrated with OpenLDAP?

Currently, I don't see Ubuntu fully integrated with OpenLDAP, I mean, after installing and enabling OpenLDAP in your Ubuntu (LibNSS-LDAP, PAM-LDAP, etc-ldap and lots of pain), you can no longer use ...
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How to Authenticate a Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop on an LDAP-Server(under Ubuntu Server 12.04)

I've a Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 and a Server 12.04. I want to store all Users and Groups on the Server and then login on the Client with them. (Like an AD on Windows) I though about a LDAP-Server. I ...
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Django Model to manipulate LDAP Entry [closed]

I am currently working on a project involving Django framework and OpenLDAP. But i ran into a problem. In my LDAP database, I have a entry named Accounts, with the following attributes: dn: ...
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How To create Backup Domain Controller (when PDC doesn't have LDAP)?

After searching & reading tutorials i understand that LDAP should be installed & configured on PDC to create a BDC. As i created PDC with samba without LDAP. My question is are.. 1). Is it ...
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How to access /etc/ldap/slapd.conf file?

I have to configure /etc/ldap/slapd.conf in Ubuntu 12.04. However, on installing slapd, I do not get the slapd.conf file. Instead I am getting the /etc/ldap/slapd.d directory, which has files such as ...
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Ejabberd with LDAP Roster

I am currently configuring ejabberd server to work with rosters stored in ldap. I have achieved this with mod_shared_roster_ldap. It works great, but I wanted to know if there is another way to build ...
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How to connect Win-7 with Samba to server

I have setup a work server using Ubuntu 12.04 and am trying to get my Win-7 PC to connect to the new domain. I have created multiple users in LDAP and assigned them to the groups "domainadmins" and ...
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How to change ldap baseDN (root dc)

I need to change openldap baseDN. I mean changing example.com (dc=example,dc=com) into newexample.net (dc=newexample,dc=net). Should I simply change in the configuration file (/etc/ldap/ldap.conf)? ...
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LDAP cannot create new user group

I'm following the below guide to setup a new server but have run into a problem that I haven't been able to fix. http://www.danbishop.org/2012/06/02/ubuntu-12-04-ultimate-server-guide/ When using ...