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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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Trying to authenticate LTSP client using ldap

After installing LTSP on ubuntu 20.04. Client image is maintained using the chroot. Manually maintained a chroot directory using console commands. Now I have to authenticate ltsp client using LDAP . ...
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Ldap - access for specific machines

We have LDAP server with 300+ users-10 servers with different group. when we creating the users, every user has access of all the 10 servers. So I want to restrict the user access. So LDAP user or ...
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Need help using Ubuntu LDAP tools with Gluu LDAP server

I have installed the latest Gluu server as a chrooted container in my Ubuntu 20.04 LTS VM according to the documentation. I can run the ldapsearch commands as a root from the container without any ...
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22.04: settting up user accounts via Active Directory

After installing 22.04 (desktop) with a local user account, what are the specific steps to set up user accounts via Active Directory?
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Reduce the size of Ubuntu server

I have a Ubuntu 22.04 VM and would like to reduce the size on the HDD. I have only to run : a ldap server a keycloak server a freeradius server I have already remove snapd. Is there a method to ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 and ldap authentification

I struggle a little bit with setting up ldap authentification on Ubuntu 20.04. I followed this guide, that is, I installed the packages libnss-ldap libpam-ldap ldap-utils nscd. nsswitch.conf looks ...
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What is the replacement tool for auth-client-config in 20.04

I am following the instructions to setup LDAP authentication for an Ubuntu Focal (20.04) client. One of the steps is to execute the command sudo auth-client-config -t nss -p lac_ldap. Supposedly this ...
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curl dynamic linking problem in 21.10

I recently got a Dell Precision 3450 with ubuntu 20.04, and upgraded to ubuntu 21.10 in two steps (20.04 -> 21.04 -> 21.10). This required upgrading the file /usr/lib/os-release by hand, as ...
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ldap-account-manager problem

I have a problem about ldap-account-manager remove. Here is errors. $ sudo apt-get remove ldap-account-manager -y Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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how can I show ldap account on lightdm xfce

I got another problem with ldap account on lightdm greeter. Lightdm greeter could not list ldap user. Therefore, After logging in with LDAP account, I restarted the computer, the LDAP account was not ...
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Keyring has stopped unlocking automatically on login. How can I make it start again?

I have a "Login" keyring in my Gnome on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. The password on this Login keyring is the same as my login password. It was always the case that it would only unlock intermittently....
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pam_mkhomedir.so not working with nslcd + LDAP (Active Directory)

I'm trying to get pam_mkhomedir.so to create an LDAP user's local home directory upon initial login. I'm on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Currently, users are added to my server via LDAP (Active Directory backend)...
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How to create LDAP users in bulk on Linux (UBUNTU)

i just install LDAP server on my server and its working fine. now i would like to create 20 users with different names so is there any script to create users in bulk on LDAP server. OS: ubuntu 20.04 ...
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How to provide ldap server url while installing ldap in client machines using CLI commands

LDAP client installation and connect to LDAP server: The existing recommendations are to install "libpam-ldap nscd", but while installing the user gets prompt to provide ldap server url, ...
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Can I use a user on the LDAP database server to do remote via SSH

I've already configure LDAP Servers on Ubuntu, and then it's successfull, so client can access user which is at on the database LDAP Servers from the linux local terminal, but when i'm try to remote ...
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SSSD - Unable to Authenticate Against Google LDAP After 20.04 Upgrade - Could not start TLS encryption. unknown error

I'm trying to authenticate against Google LDAP (G Suite/Google Admin) to allow my clients to log in using their Google credentials. I have no visibility on the LDAP side of things I can only generate ...
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Openldap upgrade from 2.4 to 2.5

we are using Openldap version Version: 2.4.45+dfsg-1ubuntu1.10 how can I upgrade or migrate to 2.5? Thanks
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Nslcd:cannot open nsswitch.conf

When I try to run systemctl status nslcd An error in between the lines appear and it looks like this: cannot open /etc/nsswitch.conf: Permission denied I haven't change the permissions for neither of ...
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LDAP binding error

I have a secure LDAP configured on a Active Directory. I am trying to query it using the ldapsearch command on Ubuntu. Following are dummy details: Domain Name: dc=qwerty,dc=com LDAP Server: ...
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Domain AD users aren't get discovered after adding Ubuntu under AD domain control

I've Joined a my ad domain with my Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS VM (I followed this doc) and I'veJoined the AD domain with Ubuntu as sudo realm join -U Administrator win2016.local realm list show below output ...
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Open LDAP installation failed

I have tried this way. sudo apt-get install -y slapd But it is showing error. I am using Ubuntu 20.4.0.2 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Samba with LDAP auth stopped working when upgrading Xenial to Fossa

We run an open source Java web application, which provides the users with a Windows file share to upload lots of big files. When a new user account is added, the web app writes a user record to a ...
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sudo constantly asking for password with LDAP SSH user

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04, just upgraded sudo from version 1.8.16 to 1.9.5p2. When I SSH to server by LDAP account, I try to run some sudo command, the server require to input password constantly, I'm ...
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LDAP authentication on Ubuntu 18.04

context I'm trying to configure LDAP authentication on an Ubuntu 18.04 machine. steps to reproduce In order to do that, I followed the following steps: apt install sssd libpam-sss libnss-sss create ...
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SSSD with AD: How can I ensure AD groups not missing when ldap_id_mapping = False?

Why does altering ldap_id_mapping present different group memberships on the same AD user? I was hoping to have my UID/GID be the same as AD with IDMU: SSSD with AD: use UID/GID specified on domain ...
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Enabling OpenLdap authentication in ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to enable LDAP authentication on my ubuntu client. So far I tried the following instructions: https://www.tecmint.com/configure-ldap-client-to-connect-external-authentication/ https://www....
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How to configuration sssd for sftp logins in kubernetes pod level

I have deployed SFTP service in kuberenetes pod level through statefulset. I want to authenticate SFTP login users through LDAP, hence I configured sssd service to configure a ldap client on SFTP ...
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How to setup Strongswan to auth to LDAP?

I'm trying to create an L2TP/IPSEC VPN server in 20.04 that uses LDAP for user authentication. I'm assuming Strongswan does this. Where, in Strongswan or other configs would I add the LDAP server info?...
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Cannot open log file Xorg.pid

I encounter serious problem. When I am trying to login to my LDAP User, gdm doesn't start my user session and want me to log in again. I have connection to LDAP Server I can login to that account on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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