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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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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Server allows users to log in with any random password but not correct password

I just realized that any valid user can ssh into my 12.04 server with any random password, but they cannot log in with a correct password ("Permission denied, please try again."). Accounts are from ...
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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 ...
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ejabberd won't look at my host_config option

I'm new with ejabberd. What I want is to have a host myhost.domain.com which has an ldap authentication method. This all works fine if i modify the global options in AUTHENTICATION section in my ...
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samba4 not running well after reboot server

I am using ubuntu server 12.04 and samba4 to comunicate with Windows client. Everything is fine until I have to reboot my server. On first reboot bind9 fails to start. After remove and reinstall ...
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How do I migrate local user account to use ActiveDirectory account?

I have been using my local user account on Kubuntu 12.04 machine for a while (half a year). So I customized my desktop/shortcuts/aliases/GUIs... to well suit my needs. Now I need to join my computer ...
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How to configure Master-Slave LDAP replication

How do I configure Master-Slave LDAP server on Ubuntu with session replication. For example If and ldap client changes his password on the master server. I want the new password to be synchronized ...
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How do I delete specific attributes in LDAP using ldap-utils command-line?

I'm trying to remove two attributes from LDAP user. Pseudo command: ldapdelete -D "uid=username,attribute1,attribute2" -w my_pass -h localhost How do I do that? Note: When searching I'm using ...
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local servers (behind NAT) on vpn with email servers and sync with a central email server open to internet

What I have I have a number of Linux (Ubuntu) servers (20 as of now but may grow over time to hundreds) connected to each other via private VPN (OpenVPN) which serve intranet web application (Apache ...
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Connecting Ubuntu to OS X Open Directory (groups, users, permissions)

Currently trying to set up a Ubuntu box as a file server on the network. I've got sharing down when authenticating with local groups and users within the Ubuntu box however I've got an OS X server ...
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Unable to resume local session after locking screen

OpenLDAP has been enabled on office network, and I've configured several Ubuntu PCs to accept LDAP authentication. So far it has been working ok within our network, this means sessions can be started ...
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ldap users having problems in GUI

I have some LDAP users that can login to a Ubuntu 13.04 desktop, but can't open some apps (like Terminal) or logout. The syslog gets a lot of rtkit-daemon: PolicyKit failed errors. Can I completely ...
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Need help figuring out if adding an LDAP server to my Ubuntu box that's primarily (read: exclusively) used as a plex/media server is appropriate

UPDATE: This has turned into a discussion on CalDAV/CardDAV installations, namely a server called CaliDAV -- I currently have a box running the following: Ubuntu 12.04 Pentium D 2.8GHz w/ 2 cores ...
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How can I add LDAP support to PHP 5.5?

I have Ubuntu 12.04.3. I installed PHP 5.5 from Ondřej Surý's PPA, but there is no LDAP module, when I'm right. How can I add LDAP support to PHP 5.5?
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How to allow LDAP user to change password?

I want to allow ldap user to change their password but how? passwd? or ldappasswd? It won't work for me this time. What will be the configurations for this in order the user will successfully change ...
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Unable to access Bugzilla using LDAP authentication

I am unable to access one of my Bugzilla projects. I have Used User Authentication as well as Admin Authentication but it shows the warning"The username or password you entered is not valid." Please ...
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Login using NFS and LDAP only after about 2 minutes possible

Setup: NFS&LDAP Server Ubuntu 10.04 Client Ubuntu 13.04 After starting the client login is only possible after about 2 minutes. Problem seems missing home (mounted via NFS v4). What can I do?
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Website + LDAP + TeamPass, how to configure?

Got a small issue using my web server where I host a TeamPass website (http://www.teampass.net). I am using Ubuntu 13.04 Server and installed LAMP and I have a Windows 2008 R2 with Active Directory ...
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How can we connect the samba Domain server w/ LDAP backend from Ubuntu client?

I already Setup Samba Domain Controller with LDAP Backend in Ubuntu 12.04 / 13:04 See more at: ...
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UBUNTU Server Installation in College Lab?

I want to install Ubuntu Server in college lab which has 50 Windows 7-based machines. Can I perform the following tasks on one server machine simultaneously? 1 = active directory domain controller 2 ...
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ldap connection

my problem: I cant use my addressbook from memotoo in Thunderbird or Evolution when connected via ldap. I have a usual Ubuntu 13.04, without strange modifications. Config.(standard config) and ...
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Why are my LDAP logins slow?

I have been running this server with LDAP for about 6 months. The logins have always been fast. However, starting this week logins are taking 1-2 minutes to complete. This include ssh, sudo su, and ...
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oem-config + sssd = pam problem when trying to create user

I am trying to create an enterprise image for my organization using xubuntu 13.04 i386 using oem-config. I use sssd to authenticate my linux clients against eDirectory. I found that when pam is ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 is not connecting to LDAP server

I have updated my company computer to ubuntu 13.04 but I cannot connect it to the LDAP server to be used by different users. With ubuntu 12.04 we solved this problem adding pam_mount.conf.xml file, ...
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How do I get pam_mount to mount user home directories via ldap

I have a centralised server for users and home directories set up (using zentyal) On another machine I am trying to login and mount against these. I can login okay but not mount home directory Using ...