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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SSSD and Active Directory

I am running 10.04.4 LTS. I am currently following the guide located here: https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/sssd-ad.html I completed the setup per the guide and have successfully added the ...
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/etc/skel doesn't work with xenial

We have a script which works perfectly with Xubuntu 14.04 and an Ubuntu Server with ldap : https://github.com/dane-lyon/clients-linux-scribe/blob/master/ubuntu-et-variantes-integrdom.sh We use ...
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Authenticate user agains Active Directory LDAP

I'm trying to let users login on a Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop with their active directory user/pass. I'm using pam/ldap to do so, but I'm running into a problem when the rebinding occurs. I have a ...
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Stored certificates in LDAP

Does anyone know how to store certificates in ldap? I mean certificates itself, not to directories
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ssh ldap AuthorizedKeysCommand

I have mounted an LDAP server, I generate certificates for my users and I wanted to store certificates in ldap (certificates itself, not their directories), I found the following scheme used to store ...
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sssd ldap authentication freezing keyboard and connection

I have a working configuration of sssd authentication with active directory Windows 2012 R2 on CentOS 7 (provider ldap because I don't want to use kerberos) I ported it on ubuntu 16.04 and 14.04. Its ...
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LDAP Client changes users during session

So, what's happening is I have an LDAP server and two clients: LDAP Server = Ubuntu 16.04 Headless Client 1 = Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 Client 2 = Ubuntu 16.04 (XFCE, Gnome & Unity) I have it all ...
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openldap setup with memberof overlay

We have configured Openldap successfully on ubuntu 12.04, using phpldapadmin interface. we have successfully created users, groups and organisational units.The created users are also loggin perfectly. ...
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Installing and configuring LDAP & NSCD break 16.04 Xenial

I have done many installs and always end up breaking the system. The steps I take are: Fresh, clean install (have done both LVM and non-LVM, UEFI and EFI) on HDD with no other OSes in place Reboot ...
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At Login Ubuntu ask my LDAP password

At login screen ( Ubuntu 15.04 ) username password LDAP Password My problem is I dunno what is my LDAP password, I was try with all passwords I created and configured in Ubuntu, it comes nothing ...
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Why is my desktop suddenly using my home folder?

Installed gdm, using GNOME Classic. Also using LDAP for authentication and home folder designation. I realized my home folder was set to /home/users/ldapuser which is undesired behavior, because that ...
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Configuring NFS mount to use LDAP user id

My research group uses LDAP authentication for all the desktops. However, we've purchased a few laptops and would like to set them up so that they don't require LDAP authentication (so we can work ...
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Problem with an user

I was trying to follow a video tutorial to install ldap in Ubuntu with a client and a server. The tutorial's girl said about create an user in a new file, "usuario.ldif". This is what I wrote: dn: ...
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How do I discover the LDAP configuration settings of my LDAP server?

So I set up my internal LDAP server some time ago, and I just got a new linux box and need to configure it. I ran the basic LDAP client install but its asking me a lot of questions that I forgot the ...
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GUI doesn't have escalated permissions, Ubuntu 14.04 lightdm

Relatively new user here. So I am having some permission issues with the desktop. The sysadmin before me set up Ubuntu 12.04 on the other machines, and it seems to work OK. I set a new machine up ...
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Vsftpd + xinetd + ldap

I've spend this day building up my LDAP server, but am now facing an overwhelming issue with Vsftpd. Here is my setup: Ubuntu Server running LDAP server Ubuntu test-server Ubuntu server I was ...
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How to Automate Install / Recovery of an OpenLDAP Server

There is a very good tutorial to get a replicated LDAP system up and running over here: https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/openldap-server.html For me, there is a great frustration with the LDAP ...
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ldap login with dynamic nss_base memberOf attributes

I have all of my users in an LDAP directory via nss_base_passwd like so: 175 nss_base_passwd ou=users,dc=...,dc=com?sub I have read that I can also restrict the available users to those ...
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Ubuntu 15.1 L2TP with MSCHAP

I have a client that wants to use their existing VPN that utilizes L2TP with MSCHAP.. I see that 15.1 does not use OPENSWAN but uses Secure SWAN. I installed that with apt-get install strongswan ...
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How to purge lightdm users list?

The computer is configured with FreeIPA (ipa-client). After a user has logged in for the first time, it is listed on the logon screen. However even when the user has been deleted on the FreeIPA server ...
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managing open LDAP server users

When I'm trying to add a group I'm having errors : $ sudo ldapaddgroup ldsales Error adding group ldsales to LDAP I don't know why I have an error. My userldif: dn: ...
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How to install OpenLDAP password check module in ubuntu?

We recently installed ppolicy module and the related things in our OpenLDAP instance for password policy, However, among them there was no way to set up something that does a password check whenever ...
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client authentication via sssd/ldap

I'm struggling with an annoying server (14.04.03) setup. We basically want to enable users login via sssd/LDAP, so they can access the machine with ssh. I've followed various tutorials (e.g. ...
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LDAP Password too young to change

I have a user that cannot change their password so I am trying to do it manually. When I try to change it, I am getting the following error message: ldap_modify: Constraint violation (19) ...
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LDAP to create home directories in NFS location

I am trying to setup LDAP in a way that when a user logs in , it creates the home directory in the nfs location. I use a Synology NAS box. I tried Automount - autofs with auto.home as per synology ...
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How to setup an LDAP server with NFS on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS?

I am having the hardest time trying to find a really good tutorial on how to setup an LDAP server with an NFS server. I have an LDAP server already setup and working and have tried this tutorial ...
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Samba Server with windows Active directory

I want to Install Ubuntu File Server in my Environment. i already have windows active directory running. i need to use Linux Samba server instead of Windows File server. so someone has experience ...
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xUbuntu visudo malfunction ldap tutorial

I'm trying to make some simple modifications to my sudo file. I execute the following command in my terminal: sudo visudo What happens next is my terminal taking a very prolonged break where there ...
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Interoperability between LDAP and Samba

I want to configure a LDAP and a Samba Ubuntu Server. I would like to use the LDAP users and groups for the authentication on the samba server. From what I understand this is possible. Is this ...
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Access Samba Share using Active Directory (LDAP)

I have Samba installed in our server and it is running fine. We have hundreds of folders in Samba share, and we use user.map to map list of users to specific folder in smb.share file. Since users are ...
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LDAP not working properly with LAM and lamdaemon

So me and my team are responsible for administrating computer labs for students back at my university. For that matter, we have an Ubuntu Server 14.04 as a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) ...
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Authenticated OpenVPN before User Authentication

Is it possible to prompt the user for OpenVPN credentials before they are required to login? Our problem is that the ubuntu laptops we distribute use LDAP for authentication, but since our LDAP is ...
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Sudo: chronic authentication failure on X operations

Sudo works fine from the command-line, but I've never been able to get authentication to work right when a GUI asks for it. Starting X apps from the command-line w/sudo sort of works, but causes weird ...
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samba4 nslcd lightdm and pam_mount

I'm stuck with my setup and hoping for some help. I've setup an AD with Samba4 and nslcd as nss both on the server and the clients. I'm aware that Samba does not recommend running the AD and ...
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How can I debug /etc/ldap.conf mapping?

I'm trying to configure an ldap client. I'm almost successfull (LDAP server is answering requests) but: In the /etc/ldap.conf, mapping configuration seems to be broken map passwd uid login map ...
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Why does (package) nslcd recommend nscd?

The two packages seem to do the same function (caching data) I'm currently debugging LDAP client configuration, so I'm wondering if these packages are really useful.
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Create LDAP style logins for African School Network

I am building solar IT labs for schools in Kenya. In each lab there are no more than 20 fat client PCs with Edubunbtu networked to a single server, also with Edubuntu. Each client has Libre Office ...
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ubuntu 14.04 ldap client gnome-session hangs

I'm trying to configure ldap client login on ubuntu 14.04. I followed these steps and I can login using tty. Homes are correctly mounted. When I try to login via graphical interface the screen hangs ...
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Error trying to get a non-existent value (appearance, password_hash) in LDAP

I have installed LDAP and phpLDAPadmin on my Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr). It is working, and I'm able to access phpLDAPadmin GUI and am also able to create OU and groups using the GUI, but I'm not ...
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Disabling anonymous bind on ApacheDS LDAP causes getent group not to work

Am new to ApacheDS - am using apacheds-2.0.0-M17. Followed the instructions to setup an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine as a LDAP client from this page: ...
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pam_mount, pam_ldap and screen unlocking

I am having trouble getting these three components to work in an ldap environment: authenticate the ldap user mount a folder (type cifs) on login using pam_mount be able to unlock the screen once it ...
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How to configure a nfs server on Ubuntu 14.0.3 LTS

I have been using a samba server for the last year or so and since every computer in my house is running some form of Linux I thought that it might be better to have a NFS server in stead of a samba ...
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LDAP Timeouts Take Too Long

I have LDAP running on my Ubuntu machine, but whenever I'm disconnected from the network, log-in, sudo, even opening a shell can take minutes, and all it does is eventually time out and fall back on ...
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openldap and samba error

I'm getting an error trying to setup ldap on my ubuntu server with samba. I'm not a linux guru by any means but trying to learn. I've looked on the internet for an answer but havent come up with ...
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Replicate Microsoft Active Directory to Ubuntu Server

I finally installed MediaWiki on my Ubuntu server. Now I want my users to use the same password as for their windows login. The guide on the MediaWiki page tells that a LDAP server is needed. ...
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Openldap server slow connection issue

I have one Ubuntu LDAP server with more then 1000 LDAP users. 100 client Ubuntu system having the connection. Yhe connection made by OpenLDAP with domain. Nfs mapped their home directory. My issue is ...
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Change password on Ubuntu client using LDAP Authentication

I've setup a computer lab running Ubuntu 14 clients and an Ubuntu 14 server. The clients are successfully logging in using credentials provided by Open LDAP. I used this guide to configure the ...
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FreeIPA equivalent for Ubuntu Server 14.04

For my small business I have a primary work server (Dell T320) running Ubuntu 14.04. This is my host OS for the KVM Visualization platform - which in turn runs a virtual Firewall, an MS Server 2012R2 ...
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LDAP client remote authentication

I have configured LDAP server in ubunt 14.04 on vmware platform, it is working fine when i connect client through ssh or direct console, and for the users we have configured mate remote desktop ...
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after modifying the olcDatabase={1}hdb getting error “this base cannot be created by PLA”

This is the actual configuration file for the olcDatabase={1}hdb. # AUTO-GENERATED FILE - DO NOT EDIT!! Use ldapmodify. # CRC32 be185314 dn: olcDatabase={1}hdb objectClass: olcDatabaseConfig ...