OpenLDAP Software is a free, open source implementation of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) developed by the OpenLDAP Project. LDAP is a platform-independent protocol for querying and modifying data using directory services running over TCP/IP.

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Managing Linux user accounts + Samba + more

I have a network of about 3-6 CentOS servers, with about 5-10 users (currently, and near future). I'm looking for a solution for centralized managements of users. My requirements from it are: Linux ...
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Alternative methods to handle OpenLDAP's new config syntax slapd.d/cn=config?

I for one feel that configuring OpenLDAP with LDIFs instead of basic configuration files is a major step in the wrong direction. Does anyone have some tools/techniques to more easily manage OpenLDAP ...
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Replicate From OpenDJ to OpenLDAP?

I am considering retiring some of our older OpenDJ LDAP servers and replacing with OpenLDAP. (seems to be more widely supported) I am wondering if it's possible to replicate directly from OpenDJ to ...
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Copy Active Directory User to OpenLDAP

I have Active directory installed on my Windows SErver. I want to copy some of Active directory User to OpenLDAP. on my Active directory User cn=admin,ou=resources,dc=mydomain,dc=com I want to copy ...
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smbk5pwd overlay on OpenLDAP 2.4

I have an OpenLDAP server and I want to configure the smbk5pwd overlay to make OpenLDAP update the sambaNTPassword and sambaLMPassword attributes automatically when a change occurs on userPassword. ...
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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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Can Active Directory issue a LDAP redirect to another LDAP server

I have several independent LDAP servers, controlled by different entities that allow anonymous access. I would like AD to tell an LDAP query to use a different server... like recursive DNS. Is ...
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“wrong attributetype” when using ldapadd

When attempting to load the following configuration dn: olcDatabase={1}hdb,cn=config changetype: modify add: olcMirrorMode olcMirrorMode: TRUE I get the following error: root@box:~# ldapadd -Y ...
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ejabberd + ldap_filter (uidNumber greater than) is not working

I have configuration ejabberd + ldap users which works fine, unless I try to filter only users with uid greater than 1000. =INFO REPORT==== 2014-02-26 09:52:22 === D(<0.268.0>:eldap:697) : ...
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ldap fail after ubuntu upgrade to 12.04

I have upgraded ubuntu from 10.4 to 12.04. After it's done, ldap service is stopped and failed to start again! Now none of other services function! :( I checked error logs and found this: Feb 22 ...
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LDAP: backup with slapcat vs ldapsearch

Used: openldap-servers-2.4.23-34.el6_5.1.x86_64 Task: create script for crontab to create scheduled database full backup. 1) slapcat - create file in in the default format, Berkeley DB. 2) slapcat ...
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VSFTP and openLDAP based virtual users home directory

I have a VSFTPD server based on CentOS 6, configured to authenticate virtual users against an openLDAP server. I can login to the FTP server, however, authenticated users are not redirected to their ...
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ldap_add no such object (32) matched dn dc=domain dc=com

When im trying to import users to LDAP using this command: ldapadd -x -D "cn=Manager,dc=domain,dc=com" -W -f /etc/openldap/root.ldif I have this error: ldap_add no such object (32) ...
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OpenLDAP+Kerberos authentication – id (NSS) works, but authentication says user is unknown

I have a central authentication server with OpenLDAP set up and populated, and Kerberos 5, also populated. On an Ubuntu LTS machine, I set up nslcd and kerberos client stuff. This way, issuing the ...
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What could make OpenLDAP ignore access restrictions?

I'm trying to configure a new installation of OpenLDAP (2.6.39) on Arch Linux. I've used the default core packages to install and configure it, however I cannot get it to obey any access control ...
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Connection from samba to LDAP server failed

I use samba (3.4) and OpenLDAP (2.4) for file sharing and directory service. Some days ago, I noticed that samba has problem in connection to the LDAP service while beforehand it was working ...
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How to setup an openldap addressbook for thunderbird secure s/mime email ?

I want to setup an ldap server that will hold an addressbook of users their emails their smime certificates. I want to use this ldap server as an addressbook in thunderbird and/or other mail clients ...
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OpenLDAP user group membership integrity

In OpenLDAP a user has membership in a group. Suppose one deletes the user. In the member attribute of the group the user remains. Is this considered an integrity violation? Is there a means to ...
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How do you set password-hash for OpenLDAP?

I have the following version on Ubuntu 12.04: OpenLDAP: slapd (Sep 19 2013 22:49:31) $ buildd@batsu:/build/buildd/openldap-2.4.28/debian/build/servers/slapd OpenLDAP now offers SSHA as the default ...
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Forwarding incoming ssh connections to virtual machine based on LDAP group

My Question is as follows: How can I forward all incoming SSH (Port 22) traffic (except one account) to a VM which is running on this server? The Server is based on Proxmox VE 3.1 The VM is Debian 7 ...
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NFS, Quota and LDAP

I have the following scenario in two servers with Debian: Server #1 OpenLDAP, NFS exporting /home Server #2 PAM with pam_ldap configured to authenticate against Server #1, /home directory mounted ...
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Does openldap support pbkdf2 hash algorithm?

Since pbkdf2 (Password-Based Key Derivation Function 2) is a more secure hash function, so I wonder if current openldap implementation support pbkdf2 (pbkdf2_sha256 for example)? I have found some ...
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Selective subnet access permission on AWS VPC

I have multiple private subnets on AWS VPC (Virtual Private Cloud). E.g. 10.0.128.0/20, 10.0.192.0/20, 10.0.224.0/20 etc. I have an OpenVPN gateway on the VPC which allows users to connect to these ...
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Sudo Command Alias option equivalent in OpenLDAP

I have an OpenLDAP installation that manages Sudo as well. Everytime I create a sudoers role, I have to list the commands that that sudoers role can run. This leads to a lot of repetition. Is there ...
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OpenLDAP - ACL “set” notation not matching properly

I've got to set up an externally-anonymous accessible LDAP directory on an Ubuntu 12.04 Server, and I want to keep authentication and internal data in a different subtree. Example of the LDAP layout ...
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OpenLDAP SQL backend failing

I'm running OpenLDAP with a SQL (Oracle) backend. This works fine with OpenLDAP 2.3 but after upgrading to 2.4.38 it fails with an error that is not helpful at all: 52d3ec0c ...
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Automounting home directories using LDAP in ArchLinux

I have managed to set up an OpenLDAP server that runs ArchLinux. I can now log in from the client (also ArchLinux) using the LDAP users. Now i want to mount the home directories over the network... I ...
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OpenLDAP on ArchLinux users cannot change passwd

I started an office and i NEED centralized login and home directories to work. Since all workstations are going to run Arch and problems with different LDAP versions I finally concluded the LDAP ...
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Can't login with KDM and SSSD but works fine from console

I have LDAP authentication set up with SSSD and I can login fine through console and ssh. However when I try to login through KDM it just says authentication failure... More specifically: Jan 9 ...
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OpenLDAP client configuration. Can search but cannot login?

I'm trying to set up LDAP on a Gentoo workstation to authenticate against a central server. However, I encountered some issues and I really hope you guys can help me out here :) First off, the LDAP ...
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Mailserver - LDAP and local accounts [closed]

Currently on my server Postfix and Dovecot are available with MySQL account management (through postfix.admin). Now I've got an LDAP server and want all LDAP users (dn=users,dc=example,dc=com, field ...
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OpenLDAP provider-consumer server failed to establish connection

I have configured 2 OpenLDAP servers as provider and consumer to have replication but I am getting following error in the OpenLDAP log of the consumer server. bdb_dn2id: get failed: DB_NOTFOUND: No ...
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Issues with LDAP backend in OpenLDAP

Good Morning; After working on setting up an LDAP proxy server to replicate LDAP data, I keep getting the following message: 52a0b5ca send_ldap_result: conn=-1 op=0 p=3 52a0b5ca ...
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starting Standalone LDAP Daemon, slapd

I am following THIS guide to install an ldap server. At step 9 i use: /usr/local/libexec/slapd instead of: su root -c /usr/local/libexec/slapd since i dont have access to su I get this ...
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Mac OS X 10.9 Server authentication using OpenLDAP not working

I have a Debian server that is running OpenLDAP version 2.4.31, and now I am trying to connect my Mac OS X 10.9 Server, so that I can authenticate existing LDAP users. I successfully connected them ...
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DNS Portability with regards to LDAP/Kerberos

How portable is a DNS server when it comes to LDAP, especially Kerberos which I am using for authentication? Meaning, how much do I have to change to use the same LDAP server with 2 different DNS ...
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OpenLdap- make test fails

I am trying to configure and install an ldap server following this guide. I am stuck on step 6, make test. it fails on the first test with the following message: cd tests; make test make[1]: Entering ...
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openldap cacerts directory symbolic link to /etc/pki/tls/certs - Yes/No? Why?

Every single article/how-to/blog on openldap talks about putting the ldap cert for ldaps in the /etc/openldap/cacerts directory. I am wondering why not just put the cert(s) in /etc/pki/tls/certs and ...
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Unknown LDAP cn=config admin password

when I installed openldap I was asked to create a password for an admin user but now i realize there's another admin user for cn=config whose password i don't know. Does anyone know how should i ...
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Automatically create LDAP groups for each new system user according to its username

is there any way to set and create a default group for each newly created system user so he belongs to its own user group? I mean, when a create a user foo i would like to create automatically a ...
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LDAP+SAMBA login issues

i'm on a clean Ubuntu 13.10 install and i've just installed and configured openldap+samba while i'm trying to configure a domain controller plus user shares. In order to ease ldap management i've also ...
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How to use iRedMail's LDAP database for user authentication?

I have a few servers set up and I'd like to centralize access for users using LDAP. I have my primary server that is hosting email using iRedMail, and there already happens to be an LDAP database that ...
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OpenDirectory/LDAP Query Syntax to find all users in a Group for GADS

I would like to construct an LDAP query to find all users that are part of the "Google Apps Users" group (short name: googleappsusers) on my OS X 10.9 Server. When I run the following query in Google ...
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OpenLdap: Why slapd tell me there's no DB_CONFIG when there is one

When I run slapcat or restart slapd on Debian 6, OpenLdap 2.4.23-7.32.4.23-7.3, I see this warning: hdb_db_open: warning - no DB_CONFIG file found in directory /var/lib/ldap: (14). Expect poor ...
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Automatic LDAP login to Gitlab

I've Apache 2.2 and Gitlab 6 running. After installing OpenLDAP on Debian Wheezy and setting up Gitlab I can login to Gitlab with LDAP credentials. But I wonder if there is a way to provide LDAP login ...
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OpenLDAP server logs filled with “TLS negotiation failure”

I recently migrated an old OpenLDAP setup to a newer server, with a more robust certificate setup. Currently, most hosts are required to verify the cert matches the host: tls_checkpeer yes ...
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OpenLDAP recover data without config file

We are using OpenLDAP as an LDAP server to test our software with LDAP search support. Due to an accident our slapd.conf file was deleted. The person who configured the LDAP server left the ...
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rsyslog forward all except ldap

I have Centos 6 servers running openLDAP. In the rsyslog.conf, I forward the logs to my central server with this line: *.* @10.10.10.10:514 openldap seems incredibly chatty. I have 3 servers in ...
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OSX 10.7 Directory Utility - Editing OpenLDAP

I am attempting to get Macs, running os 10.7.5 Lion, to authenticate using OpenLDAP running on Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS. One of the things that I would love to be able to do is to use Apple's lovely ...
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Write hash password to LDAP when creating a new user

I am working on a project with a central user database system. One of the requirements of the system is that there should be only one set of users for all the application. FreeRADIUS and Samba are two ...