Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) for reading and editing directories over an IP network

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How do I tell autofs to mount a home directory other than that described by LDAP?

I'm using CentOS 5.3 to connect to use Kerberos for authentication and LDAP for user information. Unfortunately, the home directory for all users as stored in LDAP is "/". Very bright! So, that ...
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Can a single user have multiple credential sets using MS Active Directory

We are currently transitioning our existing database based authentication to Active Directory. In the existing implementation, passwords are kept in clear-text in the database (I know this is bad, ...
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Are there any good and lightweight LDAP querying tools? [closed]

As developers we sometimes need querying LDAP. Do you know useful tools for this task? edit: I don't mean in code, I mean utility/tool (command-line or gui, mostly gui) for just to look/confirm data, ...
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Openldap error: alock package is unstable

I am configuring openldap on a CentOS 5.3 machine. When I start the ldap service I get the following exception: Checking configuration files for slapd: bdb_db_open: alock package is unstable ...
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How avoid to write the password in the configuration file of SVN?

I am configuring the server SVN Collabnet (v1.5.6.1 for Solaris 10). I succeeded to use the ldap server for SVN authentication. How avoid to write a non encrypted password (XXXXX, here) in the ...
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Apache + LDAP Auth: access to / failed, reason: require directives present and no Authoritative handler

Can't solve this one, here's my .htaccess: AuthPAM_Enabled Off AuthType Basic AuthBasicProvider ldap AuthzLDAPAuthoritative on AuthName "MESSAGE" Require ldap-group cn=CHANGED, cn=CHANGED ...
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Running Fedora Directory Server in a VM

Does anyone have any experience in running Fedora DS in a VM? Are there performance issues? I imagine I/O might be problematic. We are looking at deploying Fedora DS onto ESX3 virtual machines. While ...
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What is LDAP?

How would you explain LDAP to a sysadmin who's heard of it and maybe interacted with it, but never really grasped it? Analogies are fine, but please include some salient technical details to help ...
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High availability LDAPS with Fedora Directory Server

I've been asked to set up a HA LDAP architecture using Fedora Directory Server - the company currebnly uses Sun DS but wants to move away from Sun. I want to use a network hardware loadbalancer ...
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How do I modify the value of an attribute with OpenLDAP?

We have installed a mail server which comes with an OpenLDAP schema and some additional attributes. One of the attributes controls which users have administration rights on the calendar and public ...
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What's the AD query syntax to enumerate all users for a particular group?

Here's what does not work so far; (&(objectCategory=Person)(objectClass=Group)(CN=group_in_question)) (&(objectClass=Group)(objectCategory=Group)(member=CN=group_in_question)) ...
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Alternatives to native LDAP

We've implemented an LDAP to NIS solution and have begun transitioning some systems to native LDAP binding for authentication and automount maps. Unfortunately we have a very mixed environment with ...
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Suggestions for using Active Directory credentials (user name/password) with Google Apps?

I run a small college network with approximately 150 user accounts both in my Active Directory and in Google Apps. I'm looking to link AD with G-Apps. Currently my users are required to maintain ...
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LDAP connection problem

We have an IIS server that is not part of the domain that is trying to authenticate a user via LDAP using SSL. LDAP is on Active Directory. It seems like the IIS server is having trouble with the ...
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Suggestion for a simple LDAP server and client

Trying to set up a headless LDAP server on a linux virtual machine (vmware). Small scope, but needs to be reliable and easy to use. Strong preference for simplicity over features, command-line over ...
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Authenticating AIX Users Against OID (Oracle Internet Directory)

We have a need to authenticate local users on an AIX server against OID using LDAP. We have a branch within OID where we've placed and synchronized Active Directory users. We've also configured ...
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Can I get an explanation of the syntax of LDAP search base suffixes?

I know an LDAP search base suffix generally matches the directory server's host name. In other words, I know if the host name is od.foobar.com, I should use the search base suffix: ...
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Remote web access to network

My company does presently use SSLExplorer top give customers access to terminal servers and other network resources. As 3sp closed down the source and sold out to Barracuda there are no more updates ...
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Disable requiring authentication to bind in Active Directory

By default Active Directory requires authentication for all but the simplest searches. What's the recommended way to disable this policy? (I searched, but found only a few nonspecific Microsoft blog ...
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Provide Samba access based on LDAP info?

I'm trying to get a server set up that provides some file shares to Windows clients, and I'd like it to integrate with an existing authentication framework my school already has set up. There's a ...
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Automated configuration of ldap authentication for RHEL5 servers

I use puppet for managing our production servers. Under rhel5 the standard way of enabling ldap is to use the authconfig tool. Which works successfully, but isn't really capable with the puppet way of ...
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LDAP Schema Layout

I have found plenty of resources/tutorials on installing OpenLDAP on Ubuntu, and I have successfully configured my server (up and running and successfully authenticating). My question relates to how I ...
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Can Windows integrate with LDAP?

Given an existing LDAP server used for authentication, can Windows desktops authenticate users against LDAP or perhaps Kerberos?
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Solaris 10 authentication in an AD world

I'm beginning to tire of maintaining individual system files on my increasing number of Solaris servers (was 2, now 10 and growing strong). I'm looking at the Sun Java Directory Server as a non ...
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What's the best OpenLDAP VMWare appliance (VM) that you USED?

What's the best OpenLDAP VMWare appliance (VM) that you USED?