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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openldap setup with memberof overlay

We have configured Openldap successfully on ubuntu 12.04, using phpldapadmin interface. we have successfully created users, groups and organisational units.The created users are also loggin perfectly. ...
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Installing and configuring LDAP & NSCD break 16.04 Xenial

I have done many installs and always end up breaking the system. The steps I take are: Fresh, clean install (have done both LVM and non-LVM, UEFI and EFI) on HDD with no other OSes in place Reboot ...
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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 ...
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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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when login screen to ubuntu , ubuntu ask my password and LDAP password ,

on login-screen on my ubuntu 15.04 1. username 2. password 3. LDAP Password my problem is i dunno what is my LDAP Password, i was try with all pass password i created and configured in ubuntu, it ...
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Configuring NFS mount to use LDAP user id

My research group uses LDAP authentication for all the desktops. However, we've purchased a few laptops and would like to set them up so that they don't require LDAP authentication (so we can work ...
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Why is my desktop suddenly using my home folder?

Installed gdm, using GNOME Classic. Also using LDAP for authentication and home folder designation. I realized my home folder was set to /home/users/ldapuser which is undesired behavior, because that ...
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GUI doesn't have escalated permissions, Ubuntu 14.04 lightdm

Relatively new user here. So I am having some permission issues with the desktop. The sysadmin before me set up Ubuntu 12.04 on the other machines, and it seems to work OK. I set a new machine up ...
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Problem with an user

I was trying to follow a video tutorial to install ldap in Ubuntu with a client and a server. The tutorial's girl said about create an user in a new file, "usuario.ldif". This is what I wrote: dn: ...
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How do I discover the LDAP configuration settings of my LDAP server?

So I set up my internal LDAP server some time ago, and I just got a new linux box and need to configure it. I ran the basic LDAP client install but its asking me a lot of questions that I forgot the ...
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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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Vsftpd + xinetd + ldap

I've spend this day building up my LDAP server, but am now facing an overwhelming issue with Vsftpd. Here is my setup: Ubuntu Server running LDAP server Ubuntu test-server Ubuntu server I was ...
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How to Automate Install / Recovery of an OpenLDAP Server

There is a very good tutorial to get a replicated LDAP system up and running over here: https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/openldap-server.html For me, there is a great frustration with the LDAP ...
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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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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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ldap login with dynamic nss_base memberOf attributes

I have all of my users in an LDAP directory via nss_base_passwd like so: 175 nss_base_passwd ou=users,dc=...,dc=com?sub I have read that I can also restrict the available users to those ...
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Ubuntu 15.1 L2TP with MSCHAP

I have a client that wants to use their existing VPN that utilizes L2TP with MSCHAP.. I see that 15.1 does not use OPENSWAN but uses Secure SWAN. I installed that with apt-get install strongswan ...
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How to purge lightdm users list?

The computer is configured with FreeIPA (ipa-client). After a user has logged in for the first time, it is listed on the logon screen. However even when the user has been deleted on the FreeIPA server ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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How to configure Ubuntu as an LDAP client?

How to configure ubuntu 12.04 as ldap client with pam modules?
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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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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 ...