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 - benefits and challenges instead of local user management [closed]

I have been looking at LDAP + Kerberos for my setup. I am wondering what is the benefits and challenges with using LDAP + Kerberos instead of local user manangement. I know that LDAP can be used for ...
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PAM searches /lib/security when modules in /lib/x86…/security

While configuring PAM, many times I notice an error like Apr 12 11:09:09 localhost vsftpd: PAM unable to dlopen(pam_umask.so): /lib/security/pam_umask.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file ...
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PAM LDAP pam_ldap.so: failed to map segment from shared object: Cannot allocate memory

Im trying to get VSFTPD to work with LDAP using PAM. (since it does not sleep with SASL) If I login into FTP with a Shell credentails it works fine, but when I try to use an LDAP creds to login via ...
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LDAP network connection lost when lid is closed Ubuntu 14.04.2

I have a question about suspend process. I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 and LDAP client on my laptop, when I logged in via my LDAP user and close laptop's lid and when I open lid of laptop my network ...
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authenticating ldap user on samba share

I want to authenticate ldap user on samba share for giving permission to user on particular samba share. When I enter username and password then it say that "unable to mount location" Fail to mount ...
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(Solved) Kerberos - Active Directory Domain Failure (uBuntu)

I try to join Active Directory and Samba 4 in Ubuntu 12.04.05. When I run host -t SRV _kerberos._udp.test.sg I get the error: Host _kerberos._udp.test.sg not found: 3(NXDOMAIN) meanwhile $# host ...
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Ubuntu LDAP authentication

Need to know if i'm on right path. Trying to use LDAP authentication for Web user access of network resource. I have configured LDAP server and client_auth (ldap-auth-client) demon on Ubuntu ...
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Help, phpLDAPadmin error not found

I've done the installation and configuration smoothly without any obstacles, followed the tutorial on the link: ...
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LDAP master (provider) crashed and lost. How to promote slave(consumer) to master?

Walked into a mess. The master OpenLDAP server has crashed and is not recoverable. There are no backups. I know the basics of OpenLDAP but I have never had to promote a slave(consumer) to a ...
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ldap client ubuntu 14.04

Hello Ubuntu Community :D I have a problem with ubuntu 14.04 and ldap :( here are my configuration file: /etc/ldap.conf: base dc=ad,dc=school,dc=fr uri ldap://dcad1.ad.school.fr ldap_version 3 ...
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Install LDAP on ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to configure OpenLDAP on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS and Clients (Ubuntu 14.04 and/or Linux Mint 17). It works with su command, ssh or in terminal but it doesn't work on login screen. Just ...
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LDAP double root password

I've changed my LDAP root password following a few guides like this one and this one. I'm in Ubuntu 14.04, and in /etc/ldap/slapd.d/cn=config I've created a subdirectory and placed my ldif file in ...
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Authenticate Ubuntu against OS X 10.9 Server: No passwd entry for user 'user'

I'm a computer tech at a school and having some issues. We're an all-Mac district running OS X Server 10.9. I have some Core Duo iMacs that are too old to run OS X, but they're perfectly good ...
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Enabling LDAP client on UBUNTU 14.10

I have been trying to configure my UBUNTU machine to connect to my LDAP server. This has been a brainless issue with my Windows machines but it is proving to be quite a challenge to do this with ...
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Using `System.DirectoryServices` on Ubuntu to authenticate with windows active directory

I have developed c# application using monodevelop, which basically does ldap authentication with windows active directory. And works fine in windows environment. but if i use the same code in the ...
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Cannot login after lock

When trying to login again after locking my computer, I sometimes can no longer login using the graphical interface. My username does show up, but I the bar where you'd usually fill in your password ...
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Cannot login into new install of OpenLDAP

In Oracle VM Virtualbox I installed a fresh new copy of Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 64 bit version, with OpenSSH installed as well. Steps I done: sudo apt-get install slapd ldap-utils nano ...
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Where is the dc=example,dc=com ldap dit?

I am following the server guide for ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I am trying to setup ldap but I have a problem. There is supposed to be a dit named dc=example,dc=com but when I type ldapsearch -x -LLL -H ...
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Can't authenticate against LDAP. /etc/nsswitch.conf seems to be ignored

Running ubuntu 14.0.4.1 on a BananaPi (ARM). I've had a lot of luck getting LDAP authentication to work under 14.0.4 on x86, but something about this just isn't working. If you run getent passwd | ...
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How to enforce LDAP group membership with libpam_ldap for SSHD

I am running 14.04 servers that I have install the ldap authentication package ldap-auth-client on and configured to connect to our LDAP servers. I have the authentication part working as well as the ...
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Settings LDAP Users Roles/Permissions at Application Level

I configured LDAP server on my Linux machine and create users/group accordingly as required. I have different groups like: admin/managers/executive/developers/users/clients. Now I have around 10 ...
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How to Manage User Permission Using PHPLDAPADMIN

I have setup LDAP and phpldapadmin from this tutorial. From this i have successfully configure ldap admin, users, groups and all features. But it do not have any user permission feature with it. My ...
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SSH allow windows AD groups(with Special charactors)

I have join my linux to windows domain succesfully, and now everyone in the domain could able to login to the server by using ssh. But we only want to restrict certain users from a group to login. ...
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ubuntu 14.04 apache 2.4 using ldap authentication

[Thu Oct 30 15:49:11.683108 2014] [authz_svn:error] [pid 27661] [client 192.168.37.22:53950] Access denied: 'livenux' GET svn:/test2 #/etc/apache2/mod_enabled/dav_svn.conf <Location /svn/> ...
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lubuntu completely ignoring ldap setup. Followed guide, no contact with ldap server

We have LDAP authentication working on every other server and lxc container in our enterprise, but when we try and have a brand spankin new Lubuntu 14.04 installation do the same, it's completely ...
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Remove LDAP users from Lightdm greeter user list

I have default user accounts which are local to my system and I want to show them in a user selection list. This is working. Recently, I've enabled logins with LDAP. The flow is selecting "Other..." ...
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Managing users on Ubuntu/Linux for XRDP

I have manage users under Linux/Ubuntu system, I need to create new users give them access add them to groups, and configure XRDP for it. What is the best way to do it? I can write some own scripts, ...
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Ubuntu 14 with kerberos authentication, nslcd still needed?

I have converted my Ubuntu 14.04.1 systems over to kerberos authentication using corporate AD servers. The instructions said to install sssd, libpam-sss, libnss-sss. These package installations would ...
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ssh login on virtual server fails: account expired, LDAP authorization failed

I have a user account on a virtual server, running Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS. When I try to login via ssh I get an error message: $ ssh myuser@myserver myuser@myserver's password: Your account has expired; ...
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restore ldap from machine backup files

I am looking to restore my ldap from a tar archive backup of my machine. I attempted to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 and it failed. Thus I backed up all my files and installed 14.04 fresh. I see this ...
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Using LDAP for authentication messes up my PowerKVM guest with Ubuntu 14.04.01

I was able to create a Ubuntu guest under PowerKVM and installed 14.04.1 on it. I set up ssh, telnet and set things up so I could log into the root account Then I installed the LDAP client and tried ...
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LDAP mounting home over network

Guys i am working with LDAP and was successful in making the user logging in using PAM but how can i sync the directories so that if the user logs in and saves any data in his home folder can access ...
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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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How do I get 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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'Failed to find session configuration default' (lightdm.log)

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 ...