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Questions tagged [ldap]

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 do I turn off LDAP authentification to log in to my laptop?

An admin installed and setup Ubuntu on my machine. Just on my laptop he set it up like this: When I login to my laptop, Ubuntu connects to the LDAP-Server to check my username and password. If they ...
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18.04 - Joining AD: realm join looking for the wrong LDAP server

After a fresh install and update && upgrade, I have followed this guide to add the machine to our AD infrastructure, but after basic configuration realm join -v [domain] returns ! Can't ...
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How to check my quota from terminal using LDAP

We are using a (synology) fileserver in combination with LDAP to host all the home directories for our users. Every user gets assigned a certain quota of how many GB he is allowed to use in his home ...
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“Failed to start session” on login

I have a machine (let's name it my-machine), which runs Ubuntu 16.04. my-machine is connected to LDAP, and I use an LDAP account to login to it. With my LDAP account, I use exclusively this machine. ...
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'Permission denied' when running snap applications on Ubuntu 16.04 as a LDAP user

Is it possible to run snap applications on Ubuntu 16.04 as a LDAP user? I always get 'permission denied' and I don't know what to do. $ sudo snap install postman postman 6.7.1 from Postman, Inc. (...
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Local and remote (NAS) file matching permissions

I have a Synology NAS (DS214play) where all my multimedia files and others are stored. However, because I make changes to files from either the client running Ubuntu 18.04 or the NAS, I run into ...
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bind9-dyndb-ldap, BIND, named.conf: “cannot parse settings” during service start

I've installed LDAP, BIND9 and Bind9-dyndb-ldap on 18.04 server. Added the BIND schema to LDAP; added a zone and a few server dns entries to LDAP. Added the "dyndb" section to the named.conf, ...
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How to troubleshoot pen drive mounting via File Manager in Xubuntu?

I have Xubuntu 18.04 and I can't make pen drives mount when I click on them in the file manager. I get a Failed to mount "PEN DRIVE LABEL". Not authorized to perform operation. pop up error. This is ...
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Run a Linux LDAP Server as a Slave to Active Directory

I have looked at some of the questions and they come close to what I'm going to ask, but my client's request is a bit more complex. The company I'm working with has an Ubuntu setup using LDAP. ...
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LDAPS with snap install of nextcloud on 18.04

Installed nextcloud on 18.04 with sudo snap install nextcloud Is there any way to get nextcloud to use a private cert to use LDAPS instead of just LDAP ?
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How to “kdestroy” user's ticket in FreeIPA (LDAP 389 Directory Server)

We are trying out FreeIPA (LDAP 389 Directory Server) and integrated the same to our Ambari Hadoop cluster (HDP v3.0.1). We are able to add users and provide them access to Hadoop with help of Kinit ...
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How can i use sudo for freeipa user in ubuntu?

I have installed Freeipa client on Ubuntu, I am able to login using remote user credentials. But the challenge is that I'm not able to run sudo with the remote user. I have tried editing the /etc/...
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FreeIPA SSH Key authentication only

Basically what I want to do is disable password based login on client machines and only allow authentication via SSH Keys which are taken off our FreeIPA server. The SSH-KEY auth works fine, it's just ...
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Thunderbird 52.9.1 can not start on Ubuntu 14.04 with “GenerateDump cloned child” error

Just in the past few days, my thunderbird immediately crash and refuses to start on my Ubuntu 14.04 box (xfce, with LDAP). It gives the following error fangq@taote:~$ thunderbird ExceptionHandler::...
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How to configure password policy for openLDAP server,

I am struggling to install and configure the password policy for my OpenLDAP server which is running on Ubuntu 14.04. Somehow I managed and configured ppolicy module, but it's not working for me, I ...
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Automount LDAP home folders in client machines

I have created couple of users on my ldap, and setup a couple of ubuntu ldap client machines, where users can login with their accounts. I now want to share their home folders and make it centralised ...
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Set centralised user home folders in LDAP Ubuntu

I have created couple of users on my ldap, and setup a couple of ubuntu ldap client machines, where users can login with their accounts. The problem is that if a user logins into two machines with his ...
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Enforce a password complexity policy on login?

I am using LDAP and PAM modules. I know it is possible to enforce user password complexity when changing user password, by using pam_cracklib.so in common-password file. What interests me - is it ...
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Ubuntu 18.04- After setting up LDAP authentication, a username does not show up in the login screen or user list

I set up LDAP authentication on my ubuntu machine. I can have various users login but 1 particular user (mine, frustratingly enough) can log in, have a home directory but doesn't actually have the ...
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openldap & smbk5pwd

I have OpenLDAP setup (using the official OpenLDAP Server guide from ubuntu.com). I have added samba.schema and I have working samba authentication from LDAP. However, when a user changes password it ...
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errors where encountered while processing slapd

I'm trying to setup an ldap server on ubuntu 16.04. During installation of ldap-utils and slapd I get the following: Setting up slapd (2.4.42+dfsg-2ubuntu3.2) ... Moving old database directory to /...
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18.04 cached LDAP passwords

Over the last week I have been working on getting the (Ubuntu 18.04) LDAP directory information cached locally to allow the use of roaming users(on Laptops). Getting the LDAP client setup correctly ...
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creating realm using ldap backend fails with kdb5_ldap_util reporting out of memory error

I'm trying to set up a kerberos/ldap system following the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/kerberos-ldap.html.en. I've cruised along until the point where I try to create the ...
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NFS4: 18.04 Client : force NFS ver=4.0 ? (ldap map, multiple client versions)

autofs map via LDAP. NFS4 - Server: Ubuntu 10.04 NFS4 - Clients: Ubuntu 10.04, 14.04, 18.04 To mount a NFS4 resource of a 10.04-server to a 18.04-client mount-option "vers=4.0" is required. Otherwise ...
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How to allow ssh authentication with public key and password

I have LDAP client on the running Ubuntu EC2 instance. Is it possible to make password-based authentication for LDAP users and Key based authentication for Ubuntu user?
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How to log-in with LDAP and gnome-shell in Xubuntu?

Now this is a very specific question that Google didn't help me, and I could not find it already answered on the site. I'll start by explaining the problems and symptoms, then ask the question. OS: ...
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The library ldap is not available owncloud?

Hil to all. i have installed owncloud 10.0 on ubuntu server 16.04 LTS . everything is working fine but now i have one task to do but i dont know how to come forward. i wanto to use LDAP integration ...
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Connect Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop to LDAP Server [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 16.04 LTS desktopand read and tested a lot of documentation about configuring an LDAP client on Ubuntu but can't get it to work. Is someone can share his experience and give me some good ...
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failed to start session at login using ldap user

I have a ubuntu server 16.04 with ldap installed in vmware, and a ubuntu desktop 16.04 also in vmware. when I try to login using a ldap user I have created in phpldapadmin I get failed to start ...
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Setting up SSH authentication on openLDAP server

I have setup an Ubuntu 16.04 openLDAP server and want to allow LDAP users to login locally with SSH (to commit to a repository etc.) with libnss and pam_ldap.so. Every time I login via ssh I get ...
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What XMPP server suport efficiently users´s search trough Active Directory

I´m searching a XMPP server that suport efficiently users´s search trough Active Directory. With ejabberd I can authenticate the users, however not search. In the logs file a warning: Module ...
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Connection to Ldap server is not permitted

I installed the ldap with apt-get install slapd ldap-utils command Then I use dpkg-recongure slapd to complete the process and finally installed the phpldapadmin. After installation I configure the /...
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What's wrong with my login process?

I installed and configured a test server with OpenLDAP and created a user with username (uid) "jdoe", following some of the guide at: https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/openldap-server.html. I ...
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LDAP What is meaning “database is not a shadow”

I have two servers with multi master replication for configuration db. How to enable olcMirrorMode for the main db ? cat > ./db1sync2.ldif << EOF dn: olcDatabase={1}hdb,cn=config ...
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Created LDAP User - not found in terminal

I created my LDAP user in phpldapadmin, and when searching for this user with ldapsearch -x i found the user in my terminal. But when trying to log in to my user, I get an error saying your user does ...
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ldapadd - not working - ubuntu 16.04

How can i use ldapadd from terminal to add a ldapuseraccount? I tried this code, it do not work: ldapadd test
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I can't create users with ldap

I've installed ldap-utils, slapd, libpam-ldap, libnss-ldap, nscd, nslcd, libpam-mount and phpldapadmin on my server. And ldap-utils, libpam-ldap, libnss-ldap, nscd, nslcd on the client. I configured ...
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LDAP user can still login Ubuntu 16.04, but 17.10 after setting up the Password expiration date in Fusion Directory?

I set one LDAP user 'Password expiration date' to 08.03.2018 in fusion directory and the account status shows 'expired' I tested the login via both Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 17.10 machine. Ubuntu 16....
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How can I configure PAM to do a simple LDAP authentication against an Active Directory server, without having to join the Ubuntu 16.04 VM to a domain?

I'm using Vagrant and some ansible scripts to provision an Ubuntu 16.04 server image on my Windows 10 computer that is joined to a domain. I want to log into the VM using the same credentials as I log ...
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remove the Carriage return with bash

I have a Ldif file which I would extract some lines from. the LDIF is 78 character by line, so whenever there is a line contain more than 78 character it's gonna be devided in two line. what I want ...
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Clearing local SSSD cache

I have a number of computers on my network configured to authenticate via LDAP using SSSD. When I add/modify/delete user(s)/group(s) in my LDAP database it can take quite a long while for the changes ...
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MAAS Users and LDAP integration

I have 20+ users on my staff (which is constantly fluctuating) and it is a little inconvenient to constantly add/delete accounts in multiple places. Will MAAS eventually support LDAP so I only have to ...
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How to relaunch package configuration on libnss-ldap reinstallation

I've removed the file /etc/ldap.conf which was used by libnss-ldap. Later I wanted to restore it by completely removing the package with apt get remove libnss-ldap and installing it again. But ...
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17.10 ldap - client cannot connect to server and stays in boot loop

How to fix a LDAP client installation in Ubuntu 17.10, which was working fine in Ubuntu 16.04? With the following configuration Ubuntu 17.10 will hang in a boot loop, so you will not even have a ...
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I installed smbldap-tools but can't find /usr/share/doc/smbldap-tools/examples

When I try to reinstall the smbldap-tools package the error says that it's impossible to find the source package.
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Cannot change password for local account [duplicate]

I have a non-root, local account where I have been unable to use 'passwd' as user root to change that password. The system is an AWS instance running Ubuntu 14.04 bound to Active Directory using both ...
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How do you configure a TACACS+ tac_plus server on Ubuntu 16.04 that authenticates against Microsoft Active Directory?

How do you configure a TACACS+ tac_plus server on Ubuntu 16.04 that authenticates against Microsoft Active Directory?
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Samba4 AD DC for roaming profiles or openLDAP? which is better?

I am looking to create roaming profiles for Ubuntu client machines, about 100 machines are there. 200+ users. Is it better to use Samba4 AD DC or openLDAP ? OR should I use them in conjunction? I ...
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Authenticate Ubuntu users against a macOS Server OpenDirectory LDAP

My Objective: be able to login via ssh with any network user to Ubuntu 16.04 using the password from ldap. The macOS server "Sierra" has OpenDirectory, Groups and Users configured and I can use ldap ...
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StartTLS fail with LDAP mechanism in saslauthd

I upgraded my mail server from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 and now StartTLS does not work anymore with LDAP mechanism in saslauthd. % sudo testsaslauthd -u clement -p bar 0: NO "authentication failed" ...