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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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 configure Ubuntu as an LDAP client?

How to configure ubuntu 12.04 as ldap client with pam modules?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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How can we connect the samba Domain server w/ LDAP backend from Ubuntu client?

I already Setup Samba Domain Controller with LDAP Backend in Ubuntu 12.04 / 13:04 See more at: ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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Why are my LDAP logins slow?

I have been running this server with LDAP for about 6 months. The logins have always been fast. However, starting this week logins are taking 1-2 minutes to complete. This include ssh, sudo su, and ...
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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 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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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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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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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 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 ...