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OpenLDAP on Ubuntu Server 10.04

I've configured OpenLDAP following the Ubuntu guide (with some minor edits, such as setting a proper password, my own domain name, and creating a staff group instead of an example one under people) ...
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Authenticating Apache/SVN via Active Directory

I am absolutely tearing my hair out with this one, largely as a result of not being able to find any real documentation on the topic. My box is ubuntu server, and my repository is fully browsable - I ...
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LDAP Authentication though a Firewall

I have a Rails Gem that does Active Directory authentication and its test suite has quite a lot of authentication checks. When I run the test suite on our LAN everything works no problem (as one would ...
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LDAP authentication apache 2.2 error 500

This is my LDAP configuration in Apache2.2.x Order deny,allow AuthType Basic AuthName "Test" AuthBasicProvider ldap AuthLDAPURL "ldap://dc1.domain.com:389/DC=domain,DC=com?sAMAccountName" ...
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LDAP authentication apache 2.2

I am trying to install basic ldap authentication on a website on an apache 2.2 server. I put this in my /etc/apache2/apache2.conf file LoadModule ldap_module /usr/lib/apache2/modules/mod_ldap.so ...
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How to easily rename a domain that contains only LDAP users?

I need to rename/recreate a domain from example to lan.example.com. Current PDC for "example" Windows 2003 SBS domain with 0 computers added to domain It has user accounts created that users use to ...
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Apache caching ldaprc/SSL settings?

I have an Apache, a ldaprc file fol TLS certificates and a PHP script for connection to an Active Directory server. All settings from ldaprc are properly read by Apache when I start it. If I change ...
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Configuring a LDAP client

I have an existing LDAP (openldap) server that I'm trying to get CentOS servers to authenticate to and for the life of me I cannot make this happen. For example, I want to do # ssh ...
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Setting up OpenLDAP

I am trying to setup OpenLDAP for the first time. I have read through the admin guide but I am still stumped at hows things work and am looking for an explanation on a few things. I would like to ...
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Purging database when slapd is purged

While configuring the slapd package in Debian 5, I found one of the questions intriguing: Do you want the database to be removed when slapd is purged? What does it mean to purge the slapd ...
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HUDSON: how to manually encode the LDAP managerPassword?

I need to know how to manually encode the LDAP managerPassword which controls the authentication to hudson: <securityRealm class="hudson.security.LDAPSecurityRealm"> ...
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Faking a massive password change in Active Directory

I'm configuring a Zentyal box as a gateway. For Proxy authentication i'm trying to synchronize Zentyal with an AD vía LDAP according to Zentyal's documentations ...
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Using automount on RHEL5, why are variables in the auto.master never expanded?

I'm migrating from NISPLUS to LDAP (openldap) and from RHEL4 to RHEL5. The LDAP server is running on RHEL5u4 as are the clients. On RHEL5 variable expansion in auto.master never works, whether in ...
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command for list users in linux system

How can i list all the linux users when the ldap autentication is cofigured? I remember that there are one command to list the /etc/passwd files and the ldap users.
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LDAP for 8 machines and 4 users

I'm currently administering about 8 server machines running Ubuntu. Right now, the 4 people with authority to ssh to the systems all share the same private key. This was fine when it was two people ...
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LDAP/Samba authentication on Windows XP/Seven

I currently manage a few more than a hundred computers for students in a University. The current setup is roughly as follows: all these computers dual boot Windows XP and Ubuntu 10.04. On Ubuntu, ...
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Can I force the passwd command to use MD5 hash (and not crypt)?

How can I force the passwd command to use MD5 hash and not to use crypt? I need to get the passwd command to talk to the ldap server (which it does) and use MD5 when I change passwords for the users.
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Apache DAV SVN LDAP and AuthzSVNAccessFile

I am working on a project where I have an ApacheDS containing all users and their group memberships. Group memberships are stored both as member attribute for each group and I have made a schema ...
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How to authenticate users in nested groups in Apache LDAP?

I've working LDAP authentication with the following setup AuthName "whatever" AuthType Basic AuthBasicProvider ldap AuthLDAPUrl ...
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Debian 6.0 AD integration

Despite multiple questions already about this, e.g. Linux on Windows AD Domain I'd like to know how to get Debian 6.0 Squeeze integrated with AD using open source or otherwise free of charge for ...
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PostgreSQL: Pooling LDAP connections

I have PostgreSQL 8.4 configured to authenticate database users by performing a LDAP bind, as described in http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.4/static/auth-methods.html#AUTH-LDAP. It works. However, for ...
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How do I use ldapdelete to delete an improperly set up olc database?

I've been walking through this tutorial and kept getting errors -- likely because I was typing it in manually -- so I retried, executing it after entering in # Load dynamic backend modules dn: ...
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Storing user profile in a corporate environment. Where, how and why?

I'm a programmer and don't know much about Active Directory, LDAP, etc. What I'm trying to build is some kind of profile web page for each employee where I work. Something similar to this : ...
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Account management tools supporting self-service registration and email verification? [closed]

I work in a university environment that has in the past offered services almost exclusively to university affiliates who already have "formal" accounts in central user database. We are increasingly ...
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OS X Server Workgroup Manager takes very long to load

When I open Workgroup Manager on the mac mini server it takes forever to load. I have changed the servers DNS to it's 'public' IP instead of it's loopback address, but that didn't work.
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LDAP change user pass on client

I am trying to allow ldap users to change their password on client machines. I have tried pam every which way I can think of /etc/ldap.conf & /etc/pam_ldap.conf, as well. At this point I'm stuck. ...
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Manage permissions with OpenLDAP

I'm currently configuring permissions on an existing openldap server using ldapadd | ldapmodify and ldif files (created following these examples). I'm then testing using ldapsearch. All the tests I ...
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In LDAP/Kerberos terms world, where do I use which domain parts?

I have a domain name. Let's call it example.com. There's a server - server A - which is has hosting setup on it, and example.com configured as it's domain name. Meaning, resolving example.com, will ...
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How do I configure an ldap server on ubuntu 11.04 ? (for use with subversion and trac)

I have an Ubuntu server 11.04 on ec2 (I'm mentioning this, as it appears things have changed in this version from previous ubuntu releases, when it regards LDAP configuration). I want to configure it ...
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Configuring open LDAP on RHEL 5.5: slappasswd command not found

I am trying to install open LDAP on RHEL 5.5. I have LDAP 2.3.43 pre installed, I am trying to change password of LDAP root user using command slappasswd But when I run this command I get following ...
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PAM and LDAP with variable base DN

I have a network of computers which are using LDAP for user authentication (Free IPA v1.2). I am using the same LDAP server, but a different DN subtree, for external users of a web portal. I have ...
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How do I enable group enumeration on a Linux server that is using LDAP to connect to an AD server?

I've got a set of servers that I need to authenticate against a central Active Directory forest. The AD admins have kindly installed the UNIX AD extensions and the NIS ones as well, so I've got a lot ...
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Make Postfix local(8) tempfail on LDAP outage

I have a Unix system where user accounts only exist in LDAP. I'm using libnss-ldapd with nscd to do this and it works quite well. Postfix delivers mail as expected under normal circumstances. ...
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Which one is more used on enterprises? Active Directory or LDAP?

I'm doing a work for operative systems class, and I wanted to know which one is more used for users management. I know a little of Active Directory, but I've never worked with LDAP on Linux systems, ...
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Authenticate VPN with Active Directory and Sonicwall TZ 200 Device?

The context for this is that I am not a systems administrator but I'm doing my best, so please be patient with me. :) The end goal is that we would like users to be able to VPN in and access ...
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Openldap installation on ubuntu server 10.04

I'm trying to install openldap on ubuntu server 10.04 following this article: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OpenLDAPServer However sudo dpkg-reconfigure slapd is pretty useless as it only gives ...
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PAM: how to enforce AD group membership during login

We use Active Directory (2003 and 2008) for all our users (70% Linux, 30% Windows). Normal user authentication works fine. I now have a situation where on a particular server I need to restrict the ...
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LDAP SSL connect problem

I set up a test domain for my LDAP SSL tests and it is not working. I am using Windows Server 2008 R2 SP 1. I came so far: 1. i generated and installed my self signed certificate on the test domain ...
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LDAP and MS Exchange Integration

We have an existing LDAP server and We wish use its accounts in a new MS Exchange. How can I do this? Thanks.
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Able to configure/compile PHP --with-ldap, but LDAP is not listed in phpinfo()

I am trying to compile PHP with LDAP support using these lines: ./configure --prefix=/app/php --with-ldap=/usr sudo make sudo make install Everything appears to install fine without ...
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OpenLDAP compile switches

How can I see how the OpenLDAP executable provided by my distribution (OpenSuSE) was compiled ? After long debugging, I think that my TLS config is simply ignored. I would like to check if slapd was ...
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multiple ldap servers for authentication or other posix data

Is it possible to setup a linux box so that it obtains authentication information from one LDAP server, and all other posix stuff (uid, groups, home directories, etc.) from another? You may be ...
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ldap force user to change password

I am using CentOS-ds (based off Redhat-DS and 389 directory servers). I have LDAP setup, and working to authenticate users (and Sudo, thats a handy feature!). even passwd is working great to change ...
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Samba Ldap problem

When I connect samba server through smbclient the error was generate like smbclient //192.168.1.56/smbshare -U sakshi Unknown parameter encountered: "ldap machine suffix ou" Ignoring unknown ...
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LINUX LDAP Domain with roaming profiles

I would like to set up a linux LDAP domain using Ubuutu as my client side. Currently i have an LDAP server setup and users can authenticate through the LDAP Server. But how to create to roaming ...
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Common user accounts between linux machines

I have a base system with a few (currently two) VMs on top of it, all running Ubuntu Server. I have to keep adding my user account on each system when I bring a new one up, as well as giving it sudo ...
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Cannot connect to LDAP Win 2k3 R2

We have a Windows 2003 R2 server. And are trying to connect to it via LDAP, there so far are no firewalls, or other blocking systems in place, However it seems we cannot connect to it via LDAP over ...
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Django LDAP - How to map description field to Django group

I'm trying to set up LDAP authentication with my Django app using Django-Auth The basic idea I want to do is any LDAP user with "IT - Help Desk" in the description would get mapped to a certain ...
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Simple, Admin-Friendly LDAP daemon for Linux?

I tried to setup OpenLDAP in a small enterprise and realized that its configs are too far away from being geniously-short and intuitive. Is there any Linux (preferably, Ubuntu) LDAP daemon that ...
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Postgresql with ldaps:/// url on port 636

Is it possible to connect postgres' LDAP authentication to the SSL (ldaps://) port 636 of an LDAP server (eg, openldap)? It appears that it can use StartTLS on the regular 389 port, but is it ...