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

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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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Is there a simple LDAP-to-HTTP gateway out there?

We have a local LDAP directory that provides basic contact information about our user community. We would like to integrate this into some third-party hosted services that allow us to implement ...
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Login using Active Directory in Linux using Kerberos 5

I have a problem with setting up auth for users on Linux (Fedora Core 15 to be exact) using Active Directory on Windows 2008 Server with installed support for UNIX systems. I've successfully setup ...
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Access control to 100's of LAMP box via LDAP

This is every SysAdmin's nightmare of things to do. Basically we want to control who has access to which hosts. As simple it may sound, the problem is to find a scalable and low maintenance(mgmt. ...
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How to handle nested groups in LDAP

I am total LDAP newbie and I am just researching if I can use it for my next project or better stay away from it. The project will depend heavily on the concept of nested groups and I frequently need ...
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LDAP Users Home Directories

I'm trying to setup linux login via an LDAP server. I have everything working except setting the user's home directory. There is no parameter in the LDAP database that I can map to the ...
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LDAP for privilege control?

I've been wondering for a while if LDAP can be used to control user privileges. For example, if I have UNIX and web logins, is there an easy way to grant a user access to just or just UNIX (or even ...
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What permissions are needed to do an LDAP bind to an Active Directory Server

What permissions are needed to perform an LDAP bind to an active directory server? I have a central domain (call it MAIN) that has two-way trusts to domains in other forests (call then REMOTE and ...
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Apache authentication against LDAP fails for passwords with umlauts

When authenticating against LDAP (Active Directory, Server 2008) from an Apache server I get the following message in the error log: authentication failure for "/": Password Mismatch This only ...
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Active Directory and Apple's Workgroup Manager

I thought I'd share my experiences here. I work for a small business with only ~20 users. I wanted the ability to use managed client preferences to assign things like the software update server. ...
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Special characters in ssh usernames

I've got a few users configured on LDAP, and would like them to be able to connect to a Linux machine via SSH using those users and password on the LDAP directory. However, there are 2 issues I do not ...
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How to manage groups and users in Jenkins

I'm trying to use role based security plugin in Jenkins, but i'm not sue i am using it right. I've decided to go with jenkin's own user database as a security realm instead of LDAP. i'm adding the ...
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Is it generally acceptable to expose LDAP in read only mode to the Internet?

I need to support Mac clients who need to access a LDAP server to locate SMIME keys. Since the keys are already in AD, and it's easy for me to create a RODC or read only forest where I push the ...
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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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Is LDAP the only way to authenticate an web application against Active Directory?

I'm a PHP programmer and I've never work with active directory or ldap. I need to integrate my web app with an active directory and after ask the IT guy of the client company he said to me that isn't ...
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Which field to use when authenticating against Active Directory?

Active Directory user objects include a number of fields that can be considered an identifier. The following lists some of these with their label in ADUC and their attribute name: Full Name - cn ? ...
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Active Directory authentication load balancing and failover

For applications that authenticate against an Active Directory DC, obviously it would be best to just point them to the main domain DNS record rather than a specific DC for failover, load balancing, ...
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Howto setup a LDAP server on Windows 7?

Question: I need to setup a LDAP-Server on my windows (7) machine for development purposes. How do I do that? And how do I get data in there?
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Central Authentication For Windows, Linux, Network Devices

I'm trying to find a way to centralize user management & authentication for a large collection of Windows & Linux Servers, including network devices (Cisco, HP, Juniper). Options include ...
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Some systems cannot connect to ldap via ldaps, but others can, is it the wildcard cert?

When trying to make ldaps connections to my Novel eDirectory 8.8 server, sometimes I have to put TLS_REQCERT never in the client servers ldap.conf file. Obviously, this is a bad idea. The command I ...
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Can nss/pam ldap send password to ldap server already hashed?

I have nss & pam configured so that I can authenticate linux users via LDAP against my companies AD server. All works fine except password are sent in plain text. For reasons out of my control our ...
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Can I get AD to authenticate via another LDAP server?

I need to set up an AD. The larger organisation I'm in has its own LDAP service which handles authentication and some other details. I would like to get AD to use that LDAP info just for ...
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Password Self-serve Active Directory via LAMP environment

I would like to be able to change active directory passwords via a Linux/Apache based webpage. This would be a self serve web page for the user. I have SSL-LDAP setup on the Active Directory to make ...
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sssd vs nslcd for RHEL-5/6

We have 50 RH-5 machines and 70 RH-6 machines. I am looking to decide what we should use for LDAP: nscd/nslcd for all RH-5/RH-6 servers nscd/nslcd for RH-5 servers, sssd for RH-6 servers sssd for ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LDAP SSL self-signed cert not accepted

I'm working with Ubuntu 12.04, using OpenLDAP server. I've followed the instructions on the Ubuntu help pages and can happily connect without security. To test my connection, I'm using ldapsearch ...
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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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How to get Active Directory domain objectGUID anonymously

As an authenticated Active Directory user, I can run this to get the domain GUID (objectGUID): dsquery * "DC=lab,DC=local" -scope base -attr objectguid I can use this command in Linux to get the ...
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Svn authorizing over sasl+ldap failing after Ubuntu update 10.04 -> 12.04

I have working svnserve solution on Ubuntu 10.04 for authorizing svn users over SASL to Active directory (LDAP, not LDAPDB). Config files are at the bottom. After upgrading server to 12.04 release, ...
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How do I determine if an Apple Open Directory user is disabled via LDAP?

I have an Open Directory user that has the "Access Account" box unchecked in Workgroup Manager so they cannot login. Is there a way to determine this using an LDAP query? It would also be good to be ...
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How to use PAM to check LDAP password for some users, yet always use UID/GIDs from local files?

For a subset of my users in /etc/passwd, I would like to configure PAM (on Linux) to do the password checking part of the logon against an LDAP server, ignoring that these users are actually are ...
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In LDAP is it best to nest groups under organizational units or create an organization unit directly under the root dn just for groups?

I'm not sure whether it's better to nest groups under each of my organizational units or to make an organization unit directly under the root DN just for groups. Is one considered best practice over ...
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Unable to authenticate using Apache and authnz_mod_ldap in Active Directory

I have a problem with Apache2 authentication using authnz_ldap_module in order to authenticate users from Active Directory. My Apache version is 2.2.16-6+squeeze10. Here is the configuration I am ...
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How do I get Bugzilla to authenticate with Active Directory LDAP?

After reading this guide and trying a ton of permutations based on that, is there an easy way to get Bugzilla working with an AD server? I keep getting the error: 80090308: LdapErr: DSID-0C0903A9, ...
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SSH and Active Directory authentication

Is it possible to set up Linux (and Solaris) SSH server to authenticate users in this way: i.e. user john is a member of the group Project1_Developers in the Active Directory. we have something on ...
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How can I require a certain group of users to login via LDAP while letting others use either LDAP or local login?

I have set up my system to allow either LDAP or the local password for login. I did this by adding "password sufficient pam_ldap.so" to PAM and calling "pam_unix2.so" afterwards. However I would ...
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How can I find all groups a user belongs to via DSQUERY

How can I find all groups for a specific user (groups for which the user is assigned) using dsquery?
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How can I retrieve the LDAP server certificate for Windows 2008 and 2003 global catalog servers?

Windows Server 2008 | Windows Server 2003 I want to leverage LDAPS on a linux appliance. The vendor requires the server certificate for my Windows 2008 | Windows 2003 global catalog servers so it ...
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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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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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Using slapcat to backup LDAP

I'm running an OpenLDAP directory on a Debian server, using the hdb backend. I've been wondering about backups, and did som reading on the net. Slapcat seems to be the way to go, but I keep seeing ...
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Keep AD Group Synced in OpenLDAP with POSIX Account Augmentation

What's the most obvious way of achieving the following: The site has an working AD infrastructure and certain parts of the infrastructure are tightly coupled GNU/Linux machines where people from the ...
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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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Should I manage Linux Groups in LDAP on a per machine basis?

I am currently running an OpenLDAP Server managing my Linux Users as posixaccount and posixgroup elements like so: dn: cn=shellinger,ou=groups,dc=company,dc=com cn: shellinger gidNumber: 5001 ...
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Configuring RADIUS or LDAP on Supermicro (ATEN) IPMI

I'm trying to get our new server, a X8DTN+-F's IMPI configured to talk to our authentication servers. The two choices are LDAP and RADIUS. I'm debugging this by looking at packet captures, as it ...
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Limit concurrent logins to multiple desktops on LDAP Linux network?

How can I limit the number of desktop machines, within a private, all-Linux LDAP-authenticated network, that a single user account is logged in to at one time? Here is the scenario to prevent: A user ...
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Samba: read-only LDAP + additional local users

My server has access to a read-only LDAP where information about 99% of user accounts will reside. On my server I want to configure Samba to use LDAP for authentication. Now and then there will be ...
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Authenticating Nested Groups in LDAP

I don't know much about LDAP so I apologise in advance. I am looking at a bug in an application that does some authentication using LDAP. The LDAP directory structure set up by the client contains ...
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LDAP passwords encryption (userPassword attribute)

I'm trying to import passwords from an LDAP to a MySQL database. When I look at the userPassword attribute for the known password test I get this: userPassword:: ...
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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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LDAP Account Locked Out Sporadically after Password change - Finding the source of invalid attempts

On a small network of machines (<1000) we have a user whose account is being locked out after an indeterminate interval following a password change. We are having severe difficulties finding the ...