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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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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SASL won't auth against LDAP

So I am running into a whirlwind of issues with my cyrus install. I am setting up a multi-domain kolab groupware solution. I am on centos 6.7 I am getting this flooding my error logs when I try to ...
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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 ...
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there is no configuration file slapd.conf in my system

recently i installed the slapd. in every tutorial everyone are saying to configure the /etc/ldap/slapd.conf file. but i havent that actually. but my slapd is working fine now i want to create two ...
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how to login ubuntu 14.04 client using ubuntu 14.04 OpenLDAP server?

Can anyone help me out. I have installed ubuntu 14.04 server with dns server, file server, openldap server. And client systems are ubuntu 14.04 desktop. So, please give me guidance to join clients ...
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Setting up a home network to support server applications

I'm trying to setup a home network using Linux (14.04) and would like to know what the process is called where you have a client machine (or several) connected to a server using the programs from the ...
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LDAP Users access Samba Share

Im trying to configure for school a network using LDAP and Samba (and integrating with Kerberos worths bonus points) and I have created a domain called ssar.local in which I created 3 Organization ...
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Configure ldap with Caldav server

I am very new to ldap and I am struggling setting it up for Caldav server. I am trying to setup ldap server to work with Caldav Server. I see mapping in stdconfig.py as below. ...
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LDAP errors before network is up

I'm getting the following kind of errors during the boot process: May 11 12:19:25 vagrant-ubuntu-vivid-64 sh[482]: nss_ldap: could not connect to any LDAP server as (null) - Can't contact LDAP server ...
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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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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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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 ...