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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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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Password policies on LTSP client

We are using LTSP fat clients that use LDAP authentication (LTSP client authenticates with LTSP server, which in turn checks authentication with LDAP server) The problem is that we can't enforce ...
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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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Run script at startup for all LDAP user

I'm building a LDAP network and I want to execute some command after login for all LDAP users. More, in my scripts I have to run some command as superuser with SUDO like the command MOUNT. What can I ...
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ppolicy with pam_ldap - pwdReset has no effect when logging in from Ubuntu

We installed ppolicy overlay on our ldap server. Password policies work correctly for locking out user after X incorrect password attempts, but we can't enforce user to change his password. When we ...
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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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Noob question: Ldap server and pam working together allows you to logon from a number machines connected to that server?

I've been reading through some tutorials on setting up an Ldap server with pam, but one thing that wasn't clarified on any of the tutorials I looked at was the finished result. I expect that when you ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: LDAP Invalid credentials

I posted this question after tried solutions from google and stackoverflow. I am using ubuntu 12.04. I installed ldap and slapd in my machine. On installation , it prompted for admin password. ...
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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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ldap postgresql backend segmentation fault

I am running the latest version of LDAP on XUbuntu 12.4 LTS and it works pretty fine as long as I use hdb or bdb as the backend. Nevertheless when I change the backend to sql and try to restart the ...
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What is the name of application that use in Linux similar to Active Directory in Windows? [duplicate]

What is the name of application that use in Linux similar to Active Directory in Windows? And how to install and configure it on Kubuntu 12.04 LTS?
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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 can I perform the su command to switch to a network user without a password?

I have a local user and a network user (authenticated over LDAP) that I frequently use su to switch to for certain tasks. I'm wondering how I can avoid typing the password for the network user every ...
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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 noob here needing some help

At our office, we have a bunch of contacts (about 900 or so) stored in vcard format. I want everyone in the office (about 10 computers) to be able to open the contacts and view them using something ...
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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

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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Ubuntu 12.10 lightdm is listing all the LDAP users logged in to the system

I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed with lightdm display manager on my machine in office. I have enabled LDAP authentication and it works fine. The problem is every user who logs in to the machine using ...
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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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Is there a way to load dconf settings based on LDAP group?

i am looking for a way to replace MS AD. So i came across this document that kinda does it: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SingleSignOn#Login_Manager_Configuration but i would like to further lock ...
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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 ...
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Wrong NFS group after upgrade to Precise

I just upgraded an NFS client from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04. After this, the ownership of mounted files and directories is incorrect: For all of them the group "nogroup" is shown while the user is ...
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root login after ldap install?

I have set up ldap on my local network following the Ubuntu Manual. For some reason (after ldap setup, not before), it seems to have made a root entity in my ldap tree, which now allows for the ...
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Can not authenticate bugzilla to LDAP with any user but administrator

My Bugzilla4 works perfectly. I am trying to enhance our security, so I have created a special user on our domain called: srv.ldap - It should only have LDAP access, and be used for this reason only. ...
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ldap client cannot contact ldap server

I have followed these instructions: https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/openldap-server.html#openldap-auth-config The ldap server works fine. I can log into it using an ldap account. However, ...
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What is the attribute used to display the username for lightdm? Is it something I can change?

Right now it looks like my username is being displayed based on the sn LDAP attribute. I'd prefer it to be displayName or gecos, is that something I can configure either via lightdm or ldap.conf?
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Could not connect to any LDAP server as (null) error

I am using a Windows 2008 Server as my LDAP server and on a Ubuntu 12.04 client I am trying to connect to it. I get the following error: nss_ldap: could not connect to any LDAP server as (null) - ...
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Is there a simple tutorial for ldap? [closed]

I'm looking for something targeted at a complete beginner. It's not setting up the package itself that I'm concerned with, but rather a way to set up a schema.
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user management for 10+ ubuntu machines

We have two ubuntu servers and 10 ubuntu client machines. I want to maintain all users from the server something like Active Directory in windows. Is there any GUI for maintaining and achieving such ? ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LDAP client issue

I followed the guide described here configure LDAP, but I keep getting following error when running "getent passwd", is there any reason for that? Error: Jul 16 15:58:33 wso2-VirtualBox getent: ...
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How to make full domain controller with active directory?

How to make full domain controller with active directory that can accept windows client pc's using ubuntu LTS 12.04 desktop edition. I need a full tutorial that show me step by step how could it be ...
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Security hole in LDAP configuration of serverguide? [closed]

I'm just setting up a new openLDAP server for user authentification and stumbled over the access control statements in the serverguide. In especially: access to * by self write ... As the ...
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How to configure ubuntu ldap client to get password policies from server?

I have a ldap server on CentOS, 389-ds. I configured the client, ubuntu 12.04, to authenticate on that base and it works very well. But it don't gets the password policies from server. For example, if ...
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How to resolve thin client log on freezing using LDAP + LTSP 12.04?

On Ubuntu 12.04 I have some kind of problem with LTSP and LDAP. Sometimes I can log to the server, but sometimes I can't (window freezes on LDM) log in from the thin client. Everything is OK when I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 login screen with LDAP users, no “other…” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I enable the “Other” user for login with Active Directory? We've upgraded recently to Ubuntu 12.04 desktop and have issue with the new login screen. ...
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How to configure Ubuntu as an LDAP client?

How to configure ubuntu 12.04 as ldap client with pam modules?
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How to prevent Network Manager from auto creating network connection profiles with “available to everyone” by default

We have several laptops at work which use Ubuntu 11.10 64bit. I have our Wifi Access Point requiring WPA2-EAP Authentication (backed by a LDAP server). I have the staff using these laptops when ...
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How to fix sudo: setreuid(ROOT_UID, user_uid): Operation not permitted error?

I am using LDAP authentication on my Ubuntu 11.10 server. I installed libpam-ldap, and configured things accordingly. It works great, except that I get this error every once in a while when I try to ...
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How to use FreeRadius?

Could anybody tell me the steps to run and configure a FreeRadius on Ubuntu. I've installed it through Software center. Also let me whether lamp-server is required? I don't want to have a LDAP ...