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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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 DIT'...
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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 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 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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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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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 ...
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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 /etc/ldap/ldap....
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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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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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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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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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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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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 14....
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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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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 /etc/pam.d/common-...
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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 /etc/...
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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 auth....
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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]: *** [CMakeFiles/...
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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: ou=...