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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Is it still possible to authenticate and authorize 20.04 against an unencrypted LDAP server?

20.04/'Focal Fossa' uses sssd to handle authentication, authorization, and user and group information against LDAP. Nevertheless, sssd does not support authentication over an unencrypted channel. I ...
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Looking for a web ui manager for LDAP for admins and also for resellers as described in the post

I'm looking for a web ui than allows me to manage all users, and the authorized user to manage their users this is an exemple to what I'm want to perform. Admins - can manage all groups and users. ...
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Can't access NFS directory with LDAP users

I have: NFSv4 server, FreeBSD 12.1, myserver; NFSv4 client, Ubuntu 18.04, myhost; both using LDAP for users and groups. In myhost, /etc/fstab has myserver.server_domain:/server/path /local/mount/...
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ubuntu 18.0.4 LTS server hangs with SSSD and AUTOFS config

I have installed and updated my Ubuntu 18.0.4 server on my DL360 G9 server (serveral times now). And I then install SSSD and AUTOFS configuration to authenticate over LDAP . Everything goes fine but ...
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Configure SSSD Package against Microsoft Patch (inforce LDAPS/tls)

I'm looking at altering some config of some Ubuntu machines that are using the SSSD package to bind to AD. As far as I understand, all ldap queries should be going through TSL from the config below. ...
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OpenLDAP Trouble Setting TLS Cipher List

My institution wants to configure one of our Ubuntu servers with OpenLDAP in order to interface with our SSO provider, Okta, using a server-side agent they have for provisioning users from their cloud ...
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No such realm found

I am trying to run this command in an attempt to connect my Windows domain. sudo realm join domain -U 'Account@domain' -V But I get this error: * Resolving: Ldap._tcp.domain * Resolving: domain *...
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What's the best way to implement LDAP in a classroom with one PC per student?

The objective is that each student can access his own workspace logging into a Ubuntu Server, installed in a single machine, and storing all the information. The students' workstations should act as ...
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how to open phpadminladp on ubuntu server browser?

I had installed ldap on Ubuntu server and also installed phpadmin in that using terminal commands. But I don't know how open the phpadmin on Uubuntu server.
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OpenLDAP & phpLDAPadmin does not add account on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm new to OpenLDAP & phpLDAPadmin and trying to install LDAP server on ubuntu 16.04. I followed tutorial here and could successfully install both OpenLDAP and phpLDAPadmin on my server. I could ...
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18.04 KDE screenlocker showing full username for Local Users, but not for remote (LDAP authenticated) users

I've got an issue where my KDE screenlocker will not show the full username for the logged in user (for this session) if that user is LDAP authenticated. This means that when the screen is locked, you ...
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SSSD with “ldap_id_mapping = false” will fail to start, clearing /var/lib/sss/db/* and restarting service does not resolve

I’m working through a strange issue with SSSD on Ubuntu 18.04 - Unit is bound to the domain using Realmd, with SSSD as the primary authentication management service. If I change the line: ...
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passwd not using SHA512

I noticed odd behavior this evening on my Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS system. When trying to "sudo" a command, I found that I only needed the first 8 characters of my password. Digging deeper, I found that my ...
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LDAP client cannot login on GDM

I am setting up my Ubuntu 19.04 desktop to work with an openldap server. I cannot login using GDM. I have added nscd and I have changed my set-up as follows: common-account:account [success=1 ...
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Can I use one client OpenVPN login to connect to multiple OpenVPN servers?

Is it possible to use one client OpenVPN login to connect to multiple OpenVPN servers with ubuntu?
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LDAP accounts not given same rights/permissions/policies as Local accounts

Just tried switching from Linux Mint to Ubuntu 18.10 but encountered numerous problems with accounts. All the steps to recreate are below in details. I would love to know how Ubuntu 18.10 ...
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18.04 - Joining AD problems

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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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'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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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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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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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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