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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Apache & LDAP authentication

I am in the process of merging two LDAP directories to one server. To start with I've created a LDAP server with two forests, one for each of the old servers. This went well. Now I am trying to setup ...
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LDAP client login only works after logging out of local account

I'm trying to login to an Ubuntu VM using LDAP credentials. I have followed an internal company wiki and gotten as far as a successful login. However, I can only login with LDAP intermittently. Most ...
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How do I convert my Blackberry contacts to a standard format?

I want to migrate from Blackberry (RIP). How do I convert my contacts to a standard format?
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How to configure ssh authentication with ldap without password

I need to setup ssh authtication with ldap without using password like amazon EC2 instance with pam file. Also if I need to use this with multiple servers, How can I configure that?
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Ubuntu : Kerberos With LDAP

I am using ubuntu 12.04. I am installing LDAP with Kerberos authentication. I followed the steps in the ubuntu documentation. https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/kerberos-ldap.html After ...
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Freeipa client on Ubuntu.

Does anyone have a good guide to get freeipa client installed and running on Ubuntu 13.04? Just so I head off everyone up front, yes I know freeipa-client is a package, yes I know it has the ...
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Ubuntu 13.04: LDAP invalid credentials

I'm trying to follow the Ubuntu official OpenLDAPServer guide with no success. When I tried to log into the server it says( ...
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How to debug LDAP addressbook connection in Evolution

When searching an address book on an active directory I get the error: Cannot get contact list: LDAP error 0x1 (Operations error) how can I get more detailed information?
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How to disable a specific mount, when using automount over LDAP

I am using Ubuntu 11.04, on which NFS paths are automounted using AutoFS/LDAP. For example, /path1 and /path2 are auto mounted, but I want to disable automount for /path1, because I want to use a ...
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LDAP and Thin Clients

I currently have a Sun/Oracle Enterprise Directory Server setup. I want to if possible authenticate my thin LTS clients to prevent the burden of local accounts and adhere to company policy. I have ...
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How to configure pam.d files for ldap over ssh on 12.04?

I'm trying to set up an Ubuntu 12.04 server so that users with a valid account in a remote ldap server can login to the ubuntu server. I've followed this guide closely: ...
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Avoiding the execution upon its installation ldap-auth-config

I am trying to automate (by using a bash script) the installation of packages for LDAP authentication. However, the script is being interrupted by the ldap-auth-config dialog. Is there a way to avoid ...
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login not poosible because no password prompt [closed]

I have a somewhat odd problem. I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 and yesterday I installed and configured LDAP for centralized login. I created a new user "test" in the ldap directory. I wanted to login with ...
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slapd with back_sock does not create a socket

I have installed slapd on Ubuntu 12.04 and configured it with the following under /etc/ldap/slapd.conf: modulepath /usr/lib/ldap moduleload back_sock.la database sock socketpath /tmp/slapd.sock ...
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How to enable LDAP in XAMPP?

I am trying to enable LDAP in XAMPP 1.8.1 on Ubuntu 12.10. Can any one help me out, how to do it? When I did bit of googling, most of links were talking about Windows operating system. No where I ...
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Why is my sssd.conf file missing after installing sssd?

I'm new to linux and decided to play around with building a server to learn more. I have been following the following guide: http://www.danbishop.org/2012/06/02/ubuntu-12-04-ultimate-server-guide/ ...
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Configuration of LDAP client on 12.04 [duplicate]

We have here a way to log in the computers base on Ldap(openldap). You can use any seat with the login/pass you have. Well my problem is that everything worked fine till I had to upgrade Ubuntu to the ...
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Advice for addressbook server - LDAP, SyncML, CardDAV, or something else

I'm looking for a solution to share a single address book across my Windows 7 laptop, Android phone and Ubuntu home server. The address book should be synced to the phone so it is available when ...
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How to promote ldap user to adminstrator role?

I am doing this project to centralize the auth from openldap, I trap the problem below: now my ldap users asign to the sudo group(command 'id'),so I can do all the implent from the command terminal, ...
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effect of Installing ldap server

I am new to the ldap server and I want to install a ldap server in my Ubuntu dedicated server. My ubuntu dedicated server has LAMP and other application servers installed and many websites are being ...
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NFS users getting a laggy GUI expierence

I am setting up a system (ubuntu 12.04) that uses ldap, pam, and autofs to load users and their home folders from a remote server. One of the options for login is sitting down at the machine and ...