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 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 ...
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Using phpLDAPadmin and configuring slapd [closed]

So, I've run through this guide here: https://help.ubuntu.com/11.04/serverguide/C/openldap-server.html to the point where I have pushed the backend and frontend directory. So now I have an admin ...
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How to completely remove ldap and remove the directory tree

so I followed this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/11.04/serverguide/C/openldap-server.html to install and configure ldap but then I discoverd both phpLDAPadmin and Luma and have decided to rebuild my ...
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Adding shell access to existing users in zentyal

I user ldap to create my user accounts. for every user created a home directory is created For every user created i have updated my configuration to adding a default shell. but i did this change post ...
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I have 10 PC's of which I want to set up a centralised ubuntu server

I am new to the Ubuntu Server scene and have been an Ubuntu fan for 2 years using it only as a standalone desktop client. I would like to use the server as a place to hold all roaming profiles and use ...
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Securely sharing files accross the network to ubuntu and linux users

I have an ubuntu 10.04 server that I want to share files to windows and ubuntu users. I also want them to use the login/password provided by my ldap server. Now, I am not sure about which path to go ...
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nslookup finds ip, but ping doesnt

I know this looks like all the other "can ping via ip but not dns" questions, but those didnt really help me at all. Also, having hosts files in all machines is not doable as this server will ...
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LDAP TLS doesn't work even though gnutls-cli works

I'm trying to set up LDAP client access using TLS. I've added the certificates of my CA and both gnutls and openssl connect just fine to the LDAP server. When I try ldapsearch though it still says ...
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How do I use the LDAP schemas in /etc/ldap/schemas provided by slapd [closed]

I've installed slapd (2.4.21) on Ubuntu 10.04, which comes with a lot of .schema files in the /etc/ldap/schemas directory. Some of these .schema files have associated .ldif files, so I'm able to add ...
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Simple NAS setup for Ubuntu

So, I want to connect my shiny new NAS (QNAP TS-210p II) to my Ubuntu 11.10 box. I have a 2nd Ubuntu machine, but I don't use that enough to be too worried about it. Use is ideally to offload all ...
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Login username is not what is showing up in the terminal and chat icon

Im using openldap for login authentication, I have a 10.04 server and a 11.04 client. I have 2 users set up so far, Mike and Alicia. When I log in with alicias name, the chat status icon next to the ...
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What is the correct value for LDAPbinddn in Bugzilla LDAP integration?

I have a new Bugzilla installation, and trying to connect it to my LDAP server. Can't seem to make it work. What is the correct value of this field: LDAPbinddn should be? I am able to bind with ...
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gnome-keyring use unsafe storage for all users

I'm running a large number of Ubuntu desktops for a school. We use ldap and somehow gnome-keyring always gets out of sync and starts prompting for passwords. Eventually it seems to sync again, but I ...
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Window 7 to Ubuntu migration [closed]

My company is moving from windows to Ubuntu. Please suggest Free alternative for Canonical landscape .(free) Antivirus as per Windows security team norms. I know antivirus not needed in linux. ...
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how to configure network Authentication?

i would like to configure network authentication can any one help me to configue ldap,ACL,kerberos step by step
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How to setup a domain server for manage windows pc's & ubuntu pc's?

i like to manage windows pc's and ubuntu pc's.Can some one explain me on setting up a ubuntu domain server step by step configuration
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Where are passwords stored?

How do you figure out where are user's passwords stored, for users that can login? I know the system is using LDAP for users (username, home path, etc.), but it doesn't contain any kind of passwords. ...
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What's supposed to happen to NFSv4 mounts when Kerberos tickets expire? [closed]

I've got a bug report up on Launchpad describing this issue in detail. See here: Bug #794112 The gist is that I'm using LDAP and Kerberos to authenticate NFSv4 mounts on my clients according to a ...
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How do I assign an Address-book admin for OpenLDAP? [closed]

I'm new to OpenLDAP but through tutorials and documentation I have been able to setup a LDAP Addressbook where users can retrieve email addresses and mobile numbers with their email clients ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 LDAP Replication

Ubuntu 10.04 LDAP Replication - please help I was trying to setup LDAP Replication. But I put the wrong IP address in the consumer_sync.ldif file and now I am trying to fix it but I am getting the ...
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Multi-server setup for Windows clients with Ubuntu servers

I need a simple server setup for a client, and have used Ubuntu for them for some years as a simple combined login server and fileserver. We now need to change to using two separate servers. so was ...
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How can I setup LDAP client authentication?

I have set up an OpenLDAP server on Server 1 (running 10.04 desktop) per https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OpenLDAPServer and confirmed that it worked by using LDAP tools to query the LDAP directory. ...
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How To Configure Evolution To Use DavMail's LDAP contacts?

My doubts are in the Authentication Section: Authentication Method ?! Session? And I also don't know how to fill in the Details tab: Search base ? Search Scope ? Search filter ? How should I ...
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“ldap_add: Naming violation (64)” error when configuring OpenLDAP

I am following the Ubuntu server guide to configure OpenLDAP on an Ubuntu 10.04 server, but can not get it to work. When I try to use sudo ldapadd -x -D cn=admin,dc=don,dc=com -W -f frontend.ldif I'm ...
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Migrate ldap to another server

I have ubuntu(8.10) ldap server running. I am migrating from my old servers to ubuntu 10.04.2 server and I have set up almost all freshly on the new servers. How could I perfectly migrate ldap to the ...
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How can I increase the maximum number of simultaneous users to log in to a server?

I use ubuntu server 10.04 on a fairly good machine, with 2.40 dual-core processor and 2GB RAM. My users login with ssh or samba. I have setup LDAP with PAM to sync user accounts between unix and ...
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GUI tool to configure ldap client

I am using this wiki to configure LDAP client in Ubuntu. Now i am looking for a GUI tool to configure LDAP client in Ubuntu. Because my colleagues( They don't have much technical knowledge) often ...
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Edubuntu Deployment and Active Directory Authentication

How I can deploy Edubuntu from one machine to many machines in the same domain and authenticate to Windows Active Directory?
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How to Get a Windows Client to Authenticate against a Linux LDAP Server

How can we set Windows clients to authenticate against an LDAP Server running on Ubuntu?
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Changing LDAP password expiry time?

I am running LDAP Samba PDC on Ubuntu 10.04 server. By default the LDAP account pasword expires in 45 days. I want to change it. I've tried hard to find this setting in the LDAP conf files but I ...
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What happens to LDAP user authentication and NFS home directory shares when away from the network?

At present I have several machines on the home network which are a mixture of static desktops and laptops. Its getting unmanageable for me and impractical for all of them to have local home ...
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LDAP server set-up

I'd like to set up LDAP to act as central authentication of 2 web applications running on the same server. Whats the simplest step-by-step way to go about this from scratch? In the long run I'd also ...
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How do I set up Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS to serve as a samba Primary Domain Controller uses pam modules to authenticate against an LDAP server?

I'd like to have a Samba server that appears as a Primary Domain Controller (PDC) to a bunch of windows lab computers. But instead of having the users have accounts with passwords stored on this Samba ...
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Going from a shared NFS /home to a full LDAP solution

I recently deployed about a dozen Ubuntu (Karmic) desktops in a small office. Everything was going great, but storage became an issue. I then moved /home to an NFS mount which solved the immediate ...