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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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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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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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 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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Has anybody gotten 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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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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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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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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Connection from samba to LDAP server failed

I use samba and LDAP for file sharing and directory service. Some days ago, I noticed that samba has problem in connection to the LDAP service while beforehand it was working properly. But still the ...
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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 to Authenticate a Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop on an LDAP-Server(under Ubuntu Server 12.04)

I've a Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 and a Server 12.04. I want to store all Users and Groups on the Server and then login on the Client with them. (Like an AD on Windows) I though about a LDAP-Server. I ...
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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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How do I migrate local user account to use ActiveDirectory account?

I have been using my local user account on Kubuntu 12.04 machine for a while (half a year). So I customized my desktop/shortcuts/aliases/GUIs... to well suit my needs. Now I need to join my computer ...
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Website + LDAP + TeamPass, how to configure?

Got a small issue using my web server where I host a TeamPass website (http://www.teampass.net). I am using Ubuntu 13.04 Server and installed LAMP and I have a Windows 2008 R2 with Active Directory ...
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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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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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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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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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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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ssh login on virtual server fails: account expired, LDAP authorization failed

I have a user account on a virtual server, running Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS. When I try to login via ssh I get an error message: $ ssh myuser@myserver myuser@myserver's password: Your account has expired; ...
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Openldap modify config for replication problem

I have two servers, a master and a slave. I am trying to get them to replicate over tls. I have followed everything in this guide But when I attempt to run the sudo ldapmodify -Y EXTERNAL -H ...
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Having trouble setting up LDAP and Kerberos

I'm following the 14.4 Server Guide for Kerberos and LDAP. When I get to step 3.5 of Configuring LDAP, it says my password is wrong: ldap_bind: Invalid credentials (49) I guess the password on ...
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After ldap and pam installation I cannot log in my computer

after ldap (Server) and pam (client) installation I cannot log with my user or my root in my computer. Maybe I configured wrong in pam. But I know password for root and ldap admin. After reboot I ...
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Error after adding entry to ligthdm.conf

After giving entry greeter-show-manual-login=true in lightdm.conf file it gives an error after reboot that system running in low graphics Again if I remove the above entry the system boots normally ...
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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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Security problem - password not required after tying to active directory server

We have been using our AD server to authenticate Ubuntu users for years. We have a handy perl script that places all the correct config files and does all the work for us. However, I'm having a ...
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how to join ldap client 12.04 to server 8.04

apt-get install libpam-ldap libnss-ldap nss-updatedb libnss-db nfscommon nscd ldap-utils You will again be asked a bunch of questions LDAP server Uniform Resource Identifier: ldap://ldap.example.com ...
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Remove old LDAP users from login screen?

When using computers with LDAP users, once a user logs on to a computer, they are shown on the login screen in the user list. How can we remove old users or reset the cached list? We are not trying ...
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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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Openldap ldif auto generated password

I am working on with my ldif file where I first spesify Poeple and groups, then generate two groups and one user. The problem I am having is how to automatic generate the password for the user. Right ...
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How to install and configure smb-ldap client authentication on Ubuntu13.10

I had tried to install smb-ldap client on Ubuntu 13.10 several times using apt-get install libnss-ldap libpam-ldap nscd nslcd but got failed every time. I've also referred too many blogs to ...
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Thunderbird LDAP entry formats

I have Thunderbird working with an LDAP-connected address book. Entries are successfully looked up, but they appear like this: "BOB.BOBSON" <bob.bobson@foo.com> instead of this: Bob Bobson ...
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How to migrate Active directory to OpenLDAP?

Anyone know how to migrate Activedirectory to OpenLDAP ? Is there tools for it ?
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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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ldapadd: invalid format (line 5) entry for LDAP replication

I'm trying to set up a LDAP provider server, but facing problem with following command: sudo ldapadd -Y EXTERNAL -H ldapi:/// -f provider_sync.ldif I followed all steps provided in this link, but ...
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Solve Login error ICEauthority Update?

When i installed Ldap , i login ssh and remotely normally to clients , but when i try to login locally a message appear " Couldn't update ICEauthority file /home/user "
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Authenticating Ubuntu Client with Ldap Server? Any Ldap Expert Here?

I installed ldap on Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 , i configured it as below 1- rename host-name to Server 2- add this entry in /etc/hosts : ip Server.domain.com (ip is the server ip ) 3- install slapd 4- ...
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LDAP login error-----cannot find name for group id

I configured LDAP server and LDAP client on ubuntu box. LDAP client easily authenticate through ldap server, BUT it give error "cannot find name for group id". At client side, getent passwd username ...
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When Ubuntu will be fully integrated with OpenLDAP?

Currently, I don't see Ubuntu fully integrated with OpenLDAP, I mean, after installing and enabling OpenLDAP in your Ubuntu (LibNSS-LDAP, PAM-LDAP, etc-ldap and lots of pain), you can no longer use ...
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How To create Backup Domain Controller (when PDC doesn't have LDAP)?

After searching & reading tutorials i understand that LDAP should be installed & configured on PDC to create a BDC. As i created PDC with samba without LDAP. My question is are.. 1). Is it ...
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Ejabberd with LDAP Roster

I am currently configuring ejabberd server to work with rosters stored in ldap. I have achieved this with mod_shared_roster_ldap. It works great, but I wanted to know if there is another way to build ...
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How to change ldap baseDN (root dc)

I need to change openldap baseDN. I mean changing example.com (dc=example,dc=com) into newexample.net (dc=newexample,dc=net). Should I simply change in the configuration file (/etc/ldap/ldap.conf)? ...
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LDAP cannot create new user group

I'm following the below guide to setup a new server but have run into a problem that I haven't been able to fix. http://www.danbishop.org/2012/06/02/ubuntu-12-04-ultimate-server-guide/ When using ...
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samba4 not running well after reboot server

I am using ubuntu server 12.04 and samba4 to comunicate with Windows client. Everything is fine until I have to reboot my server. On first reboot bind9 fails to start. After remove and reinstall ...
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local servers (behind NAT) on vpn with email servers and sync with a central email server open to internet

What I have I have a number of Linux (Ubuntu) servers (20 as of now but may grow over time to hundreds) connected to each other via private VPN (OpenVPN) which serve intranet web application (Apache ...
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Connecting Ubuntu to OS X Open Directory (groups, users, permissions)

Currently trying to set up a Ubuntu box as a file server on the network. I've got sharing down when authenticating with local groups and users within the Ubuntu box however I've got an OS X server ...
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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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Slow Samba Server when authenticating with remote ldap server

I am running a samba server locally but it authenticates off an ldap server around the world, it works ok as in i can open folders etc with the right permissions. The issue is it takes about 10-15 ...
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14.04: ldap users can't start applications

i use 14.04 and ldap on a debian server. After upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 i got an problem. If i login with an ldap-user, this user can't start e.g. firefox or libreoffice. But he can start e. g. a ...