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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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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/etc/skel doesn't work with xenial

We have a script which works perfectly with Xubuntu 14.04 and an Ubuntu Server with ldap : https://github.com/dane-lyon/clients-linux-scribe/blob/master/ubuntu-et-variantes-integrdom.sh We use /etc/...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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What are the alternatives for setting up a common directory and accounts?

We have a network of 12 machines and one server at the moment connected by a gigabit switch in a single room. We want every user to be able to log in and use their account on any machine, as well as ...
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LDAPS not working: failed to bind to LDAP server (16.04)

LDAP works fine on my machine but LDAPS does not seem to work. Tried /etc/ldap.conf and /etc/ldap/ldap.conf with the Cert names to be specified with TLS_CACERTFILE & TLS_CACERT as mentioned in ...
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LDAP configuraton issue

I'm trying to set up login via LDAP and AD. I can do user ID and group lookups (id my_user). Problem is when I’m trying to login with an AD/LDAP account via SSH for example. From /var/log/auth.log: ...
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How to set “first name and last name” instead of uid at Ubuntu login using LDAP authentication

On Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop I would like to configure Ubuntu to login using authentication with Apache LDAP server. I have followed the following instructions (with minor modifications): How to configure ...
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Authentication vsftpd account using remote LDAP user

I'm trying to authenticate vsftpd from LDAP logins which hosted remotely another server . vsftpd hosted on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-48-generic x86_64) amazon aws . from the LDAP server ...
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Configuring NFS mount to use LDAP user id

My research group uses LDAP authentication for all the desktops. However, we've purchased a few laptops and would like to set them up so that they don't require LDAP authentication (so we can work ...
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Access Samba Share using Active Directory (LDAP)

I have Samba installed in our server and it is running fine. We have hundreds of folders in Samba share, and we use user.map to map list of users to specific folder in smb.share file. Since users are ...
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Can't authenticate against LDAP. /etc/nsswitch.conf seems to be ignored

Running ubuntu 14.0.4.1 on a BananaPi (ARM). I've had a lot of luck getting LDAP authentication to work under 14.0.4 on x86, but something about this just isn't working. If you run getent passwd | ...
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How to enforce LDAP group membership with libpam_ldap for SSHD

I am running 14.04 servers that I have install the ldap authentication package ldap-auth-client on and configured to connect to our LDAP servers. I have the authentication part working as well as 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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Remove LDAP users from Lightdm greeter user list

I have default user accounts which are local to my system and I want to show them in a user selection list. This is working. Recently, I've enabled logins with LDAP. The flow is selecting "Other..." ...
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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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LDAP password policy minimum length is not working in Ubuntu 16.04

0 down vote favorite I have a working LDAP server. Next added password policy to LDAP server. My password ldif looks like this: dn: cn=MyPolicy,ou=Policies,dc=XXX,dc=XXXX cn: MyPolicy objectClass: ...
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LDAP auth for apache and viewvc

I am newer to Ubuntu and Apache. I know I have a config that works, if I put the directory /var/www/html and go to that directory I get prompted for creds and they work. What I can not figure out is ...
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Ubuntu 15.1 L2TP with MSCHAP

I have a client that wants to use their existing VPN that utilizes L2TP with MSCHAP.. I see that 15.1 does not use OPENSWAN but uses Secure SWAN. I installed that with apt-get install strongswan ...
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managing open LDAP server users

When I'm trying to add a group I'm having errors : $ sudo ldapaddgroup ldsales Error adding group ldsales to LDAP I don't know why I have an error. My userldif: dn: cn=ldapusers,ou=group,dc=tup,dc=...
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Disabling anonymous bind on ApacheDS LDAP causes getent group not to work

Am new to ApacheDS - am using apacheds-2.0.0-M17. Followed the instructions to setup an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine as a LDAP client from this page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/...
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openldap and samba error

I'm getting an error trying to setup ldap on my ubuntu server with samba. I'm not a linux guru by any means but trying to learn. I've looked on the internet for an answer but havent come up with ...
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Cannot login after lock

When trying to login again after locking my computer, I sometimes can no longer login using the graphical interface. My username does show up, but I the bar where you'd usually fill in your password ...
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Settings LDAP Users Roles/Permissions at Application Level

I configured LDAP server on my Linux machine and create users/group accordingly as required. I have different groups like: admin/managers/executive/developers/users/clients. Now I have around 10 ...
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no LDAP in Libre Office 3.5 and 4.2

On a Kubuntu 12.04, I want to use an LDAP Server as Data-Source in LibreO, but i cannot find it in the list of possible connections. There is only: JDBC, OracleJDBC, Thunderbird/Icedove Address Book, ...
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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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Ubuntu : Kerberos With LDAP

I am using ubuntu 12.04. I am installing LDAP with Kerberos authentication. I followed the steps in the ubuntu documentation. https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/kerberos-ldap.html After ...
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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 ...