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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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 ...
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Import accounts from Kerberos/OpenLDAP to linux

I have a configuration of our own Kerberos server and OpenLDAP server that manages user accounts. I want to get rid of Kerberos and LDAP altogether and import a list of users as well as their shadow ...
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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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Liferay and user export to OpenLDAP

I have a question about Liferay. I configurated my system with Liferay + Jasig CAS Authentication and OpenLDAP. I can authenticate my user correctly and I can import user account from LDAP (Ldap ...
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Change hashing password algorith in Jasig CAS

I configurated my Jasig CAS to authenticate user from LDAP. Now, I would to change my hashing password algorith. Where, in CAS configuration, have I to configure it? I use Jasig CAS 3.5.2 and ...
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disable plaintext password in ldap

I have a openldap server v3 that is storing passwords in plain text, is there anyway by which we can change the password to be stored in SSHA format by default. I use Apache DS to login to the ...
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Import TLS certificate tu use LDAPS on client machine

I installed OpenLDAP server and I configurated TLS on the same machine (CentosOS 5) . Now I would to use LDAPS from an other machine: How can I import the generated certificate? I used this to enable ...
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self-service subversion account creation solution

I am managing a svn server. I need to create user account every time a new user request. Is there a solution front end that user can create the account in a self-service manner? I believe svn can ...
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Liferay and export LDAP account

I have this problem: I have enabled Liferay to import and export users from/to OpenLDAP server. When I create a user in Liferay I obtain this page: So, I have create a new user and Liferay has ...
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OpenLDAP tree with groups?

I think this might be a simple question with a complicated explanation. I was hoping someone could help me with how to setup my LDAP tree. I want to have groups and users. A user may belong to one ...
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Export Moodle's users to OpenLDAP

I setted the LDAP sync to import all LDAP users into Moodle (Moodle.org)...it is ok. I would to know if is possible to export a Moodle user into my LDAP server. For example: I have a new moodle user ...
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When Tried to Do ldapadd got this error ldap_add: No such object (32)

I have Following Entries in my slapd.conf ####################################################################### # ldbm and/or bdb database definitions ...
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How do you enable the storing of GPG / PGP keys in OpenLDAP

I've searched high and low trying to find a method that allows me to store GPG keys for existing users in an OpenLDAP server. The only relevant how-to I've found is this. However, I'm unable to get ...
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first login/password change ldap -> call script on local machine

i have machines which authenticate against openldap using pam_ldap. I would like to be able to call shell scripts somehow (to update services which don't integrate with ldap) (which should be ...
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Can't query AD using Kerberos from Linux host

ldapsearch -H <URL> -b <BASE> -s sub -D <USER> -x -w <PW> works fine kinit <USER>@<REALM> ldapsearch -H <URL> -b <BASE> -s sub fails with: text: ...
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OpenLDAP: recommended way to add a new server to a replicated multi-master setup

I have previously set up two servers with multi-master replication, using the cn=config configuration format (I think I've seen it referred to as 'OLC'?). It was a process similar to this (although ...
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openldap mods check attributetype undefined

We have a openldap 2 nodes running on mirrormode set up. We recently added a new attributetype, after that we are seeing this message on slave node. And i can see the Attributype from ApacheDirectory ...
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How to enable TLS on OpenLDAP

I use CentosOS 5. I have a problem to enable TLS (or ssl) on OpenLDAP server. I followed this tutorial... so: I generate the cerificates; I setted the path in sladp.conf TLSCertificateFile ...
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How can I get FreeNAS to work with LDAP authentication?

I'm trying to set up a FreeNAS 9.1.1 server with CIFS shares with LDAP authentication. I've set up an OpenLDAP server, populated it with smbldap-populate, added a user account for myself and ...
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OpenLdap ACL Admin Group rights

Hi I have been trying to achieve Admin and operator level ACL to no avail. So far I've got access to attrs=userPassword,shadowLastChange by self write by anonymous auth by ...
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Can I configure samba file server for auth users with ldap server which has no samba scheme

I has a samba server(3.6.3-2ubuntu2.6). And uses libpam-smbpass package for authenticate users, which is connecting to smb server for file sharing from linux and mac os x hosts. But libpam-smbpass ...
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How to correctly ldapmodify replace olcAccess lines?

This is a part from olcDatabase={1}hdb.ldif olcAccess: {0}to attrs=userPassword,shadowLastChange by self write by anonymous auth by dn="cn=admin,dc=somesite,dc=com" write by * none olcAccess: ...
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In openldap, how to grant write access to automountMap to a user additional to rootDn?

The need is to define/create a user/account other than rootDn to have all rights on Dn:automountMapName=auto_environments,dc=company,dc=com to add/delete of mount entries. I'm a newbie to openldap ...
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OpenLDAP memberOf attribute is not updated after group update

I have an OpenLDAP setup on Debian 7.1, (OpenLDAP 2.4.31), and I am trying to set up the memberof overlay. My configuration is just like I have read at lots of sites throughout the internet, however, ...
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OpenLDAP compatibility between client and server of different versions

How to know what version of OpenLDAP client is compatible with what version of the server? Is there backward or forward compatibility tables from the client and/or server point of view? For a given ...
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PAM: auth: pam_unix(dovecot:auth): authentication failure;

We have opnldap setup on our ubuntu server, and were getting this message for a user: auth: pam_unix(dovecot:account): account has expired (account expired) Sep 3 19:05:03 auth: ...
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Managing user and their credentials in kerberos and openldap system

I am learning to use openldap as backend database for kerberos credentials. It is good that all the programs are working with single sign on. The problem is - I can manage user from kadmin command ...
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Multiple certificates on the OpenLDAP server

We are using OpenLDAP in our server environment with MD5 certificates. I wonder if it's possible to add a certificate that uses SHA-256/512 encryption instead. This way we can use both MD5 and ...
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What are the dependencies of sssd/nscd to function?

What are the dependencies of sssd to function as an LDAP-client? What are the dependencies of nscd to function as an LDAP-client? Does sssd need openldap to function as an LDAP-client? Does nscd?
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How to create LDAP bind account in Centos/RedHat that allows me to search by ldapbind@server.com

I am creating an LDAP directory and searching by the full DN shows the proper results. $ ldapsearch -x -D "cn=ldapbind,dc=server,dc=com" -w bind I want / need to be able to search using the email ...
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Rename base DN in OpenLDAP

I currently have an LDAP directory (OpenLDAP), which does authentication for a bunch of services running across a number of servers. Let's say the base DN is dc=oldcompany,dc=com. I'd now like to ...
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TOLVEN installation: Test Database and LDAP Connections After ConfigPhase1

I am trying to install tolven, and following the manual http://wiki.tolven.org/index.php/Installation_Guide My linux system info is as follows: root@localhost:/> cat /etc/issue **CentOS release ...
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inotify in bash script doesn't work with ldapadd command

I have written a bash script which detects if a .ldif file has been written into a directory and if written, executes an ldapadd command and then deletes that file. The scripts is as follows: ...
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ldap_add: Invalid syntax (21) when trying to add a new user

I'm very new to openldap but extremely well versed in the linux/unix environment. I'm trying to setup my very first test openldap environment using the guide here. I've also read most of the admin ...
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Getting the LDAP password from the LDAP Directory

First up, I know this question's got the potential to be downvoted and closed, nonetheless I think I will go ahead and ask it all the same because our issue is genuine enough. We have a mail server ...
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OpenLDAP 2.4 and Mac OS X Local Directory

OS: Centos 6.4 OpenLDAP: 2.4 Mac: 10.8.3 through 10.8.4 I have an OpenLDAP server and I'm able to have users authenticate, however, for some reason even though I've changed the Mappings of ...
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LDAP userPassword only works with plaintext

I have setup openLDAP server on an ubuntu machine. I am trying to test user authentication, but am running into a problem. If, in ldap, the userPassword contains a plaintext password, authentication ...
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Who should I run slapindex as? Both root and openldap users seem unadvisable

I am following these instructions to install OpenLDAP on Debian 6.0. The instructions tell me to run slapindex as root, but it sounds like Debian does not like the idea: WARNING! Runnig as root! ...