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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Allowing LDAP users to change password

How to allow LDAP users to change password from client machines ?
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Add group/user on OpenLDAP

I am setting up OpenLDAP for the first time, on RHEL6 and using Puppet to do the initial install/configuration. I believe the configuration uses the slapd.d rather than slapd.conf method. Basically, ...
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LDAP: “Unacceptable log file” after db recovery

My openldap-2.4.21 server died I so checked the syslog messages and found logs reporting a corrupt db which I tried to fix by issuing: $ /usr/bin/db4.8_recover -v -h /var/lib/ldap/ Finding last valid ...
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Distributing a subtree into different LDAP servers

I'm trying to create a distributed OpenLDAP server where everything under a subtree is split into different servers. For example, I have ou=users,dc=ldap. I have users under it in a flat structure, ...
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ldapadd/ldapmodify: clarifications needed about these comamnds

The ldapmodify man page states that: The default for ldapmodify is to modify existing entries Yet when I try to import an LDIF file with ldapmodify I get the below error: ldapmodify: modify ...
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LDAP: forced to change root password on every login

I have finally configured my new server as LDAP-client of my existing one. Now, every time I login as root, I am prompted to change my 'LDAP password': login as: root root@111.111.111.111's password: ...
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openldap proxy with 3 ldap (openldap,ad,edir) how to rewrite date format from active directory one to ldap

I have a openldap with meta backend connected to 3 ldap (one openldap, one edir and one AD). I test authentication again the proxy , it's working. my problem : dev team is working to use this ...
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OpenLDAP modify member is not allowed

I am Struggeling with my LDAP attributes. I already created a few test users and groups, but I am unable to add users to the groups. #!DATE 2014-05-22T11:48:16.324 #!ERROR [LDAP: error code 65 - ...
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ldapsearch from root succeeds, but doesn't succeed when base is not root

I have a ou which looks like this ou=abcd,ou=ou1,ou=ou2,dc=mydomain,dc=com The ou has a property called 'l' which has a value pqrs. I do the following search ldapsearch -x -b "dc=mydomain,dc=com" ...
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ldapsearch and SRV RRs

I am attempting and failing to use ldapsearch (or any of the other openldap utilities) with DNS SRV Resource Records. However, I believe it should be possible and that I am using the proper syntax. ...
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OpenLdap TLS authentication setup

I am trying to setup openldap on ubuntu 12.04 by following this guide https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/openldap-server.html When I tried to enable TLS on the server by creating a self signed ...
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Connect Liferay 6.1.1 to LDAP Zimbra from Virtualbox

I want to connect liferay to zimbra in Virtual Box and I need to fill this form : ![Capture of liferay try to connect to ldap in VB] http://i.stack.imgur.com/cUOuV.png I got the url and password ...
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MacOS builtin OpenLDAP: DB_NOTFOUND error

I am trying to setup builtin OpenLDAP server in MacOS Mavericks. I managed to configure and start it. I can login with a LDAP client using the root credentials and create new users. My problem is that ...
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ldapsearch will not output anything without -D rootdn

My installation and setup of slapd 2.4.21 is done on Ubuntu 10.04 according to the official doc. Now ldapsearch -x will give me nothing, but ldapsearch -x -Drootdn -w rootpw will output everything. I ...
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OpenLDAP server network architecture and hardware requierments [closed]

I would like to know your opinions and experience while setting-up a centralized authentication server using OpenLDAP. Currently a have a few hosted servers running a few services (email, webapps, ...
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Is it possible to have non-replicated data on an LDAP consumer?

I've read all the available documentation, the Mastering OpenLDAP book, and like a zillion mail-list posts but I haven't found a way to make such scenario possible. I see several use cases for this ...
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Openldap/Sasl/GSSAPI on Debian: Key table entry not found

The goal: to make an OpenLDAP server to authenticate using Kerberos V via GSSAPI Setup: several virtual machines running on freshly installed/updated Debian Squeeze A master KDC server ...
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Issues setting up a backup OpenLDAP server

I've been trying to replicate the OpenLDAP server we currently have, so that we can use it in the event the main server crashes. I was able to get the database transferred, as well as the TLS certs, ...
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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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Migrating LDAP user and password to SAMBA4 AD

As title suggests. We are migrating from OpenLDAP as user authentication to Samba 4 AD Domain. But I can't find any information on how to transfer passwords and users to Samba 4 AD. How to migrate ...
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How to make a role with all permissions on Ldap?

I'm working with Open Ldap and want to make a role which has all permissions. I mean if I make a new permission on the future, the role should automatically has that permission and no need to add the ...
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bind-sdb does not query for wildcard entry

I have successfully set up Bild with LDAP on a Fedora VM. The Problem is, bind-sdb simply does not query wildcard entries. When I do: nslookup doesnotexist.example.com. 127.0.0.1 The LDAP server ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, OpenLDAP TLS problems

So i have set up an openldap server using this guide here. It worked fine. But as i want to use sssd i also need TLS to be working for ldap. So i looked into and followed the TLS part of the guide. ...
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OpenLDAP and Samba, can't log onto Samba share from Windows

The former jackass IT-guy that I'm taking over for had a Samba share setup on a Fedora server that uses our OpenLDAP server to authenticate users who want to log in from Windows. We recently added a ...
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Using LDAP/Active Directory with PIN based authentication

We'd like to integrate our service with LDAP, but because of hardware constraints, we're only allow 4 digit user ids and passwords. What would be the best practice for performing such an ...
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OpenLDAP ACLs are not working

First things first, I'm currently working with an OpenLDAP: slapd 2.4.36 on a Fedora release 19 (Schrödinger’s Cat). I've just install the openldap with yum and my configuration is the following one: ...
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How to disable password change for openldap user?

Considering possible solutions for some improvements I run into this theoretical question and I couldn't find a satisfying answer. Some of you may have first-hand experience with this in practice, so ...
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Why does this ldapadd command quit with an “Invalid syntax” error?

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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view all possible attributes of an objectClass for LDAP

I'm scripting some ldap automation and have reached a slight hangup. Basically, I want to check if an attribute being added to an entry actually exists within a given objectClass before I try to add ...
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OpenLDAP Password Expiration with pwdReset=TRUE?

I have configured the ppolicy overlay for OpenLDAP to enable password policies. These things work: Password lockouts on too many failed attempts Password Change required once pwdReset=TRUE added to ...
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Persuading openldap to work with SSL on Ubuntu with cn=config

I simply cannot get this (TLS connection to openldap) to work and would appreciate some assistance. I have a working openldap server on ubuntu 10.04 LTS, it is configured to use cn=config and most of ...
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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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Not able to add memberOf overlay openldap 2.3.9

I am currently working on integrating LDAP authentication into a system and I would like to restrict access based on LDAP group. The only way to do this is via a search filter and therefore I believe ...
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ubuntu 12.10 openldap issue Invalid DN syntax (34)"

I'm following: https://help.ubuntu.com/12.10/serverguide/openldap-server.html and when I get to the part that says ldapsearch -x -LLL -H ldap:/// -b dc=example,dc=com dn I get: Invalid DN ...
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ldap ppolicy implementation for brute force prevention

I have an openldap server (with user passwords) open worldwide which I'm trying to secure. Step 1 was to limit access to data to authenticated users via ACLs. Step 2, to prevent brute force attacks, ...
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Refresh ldap client configuration Centos

Recently we change the ip address (and add some groups) of our LDAP server (running in Suse Enterprise) so should change also the ldap authenthication configurations for all the servers that we have. ...
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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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ldapmodify TLS: certificate is not valid - error -8179:Peer's Certificate issuer is not recognized

In trying to connect to an MS active directory server over ssl, I am trying to run this: ldapmodify -vv -H 'ldaps://abc.def.com:636' -D 'cn=user,cn=Users,dc=abc,dc=def,dc=com' -f test.ldif -w ...
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OpenLDAP and range attributes

I am trying to query the "member" attribute of a groupOfNames object, and in AD, I can be sure to retrieve all of them, should they exceed the maximum of 1000 entries, by using ranged attribute ...
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LDAP ACLs with ldapmodify & .ldif file grand user access only

I want to change the settings my new LDAP server let only users of the server read entries and not anonymous. Currently my olcAccess looks like this: olcAccess: {0} to ...
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custom ldap conf for apache 2.2

System: Apache 2.2.12 on Suse linux 11 patchset 2, with PHP and Perl. I want to create a custom ldap.conf file for use by Apache for user authentication to a remote system. I can't put my config ...
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LDAP Login fails, but su to ldap users works

I have a new ldap setup and I am trying to login, either directory to the machine or remotely over SSH. When I try to actually login, my authentication fails. If I login with a local user, (root), ...
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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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Centos 6.2 Openwebmail change password issue

Recently build environment to test, install openldap, openwebmail and PAM authentication module After experiencing the current account login webmail change password will be "password is wrong, change ...
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OpenLDAP cannot add new schema

I'm trying to add new schema to my OpenLDAP server. The version of slapd is 2.4.23. I'm using Debian 6. If I understood it well, slapd 2.4+ uses OLC configuration with (cn=config) by default for this ...
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OpenLDAP+pam_ldap+ppolicy does not notify user that they are blocked

We have an OpenLDAP server configured to use the password policy overlay in order to lock users when they reach a certain number of failed password attempts. This is working perfectly but when a ...
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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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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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OpenLDAP fails to stop ,but starts Ok but then status shows as slapd stopped

We are running openldap 2.3.43 on RHel 5.3.,Our LDAP server has been behaving erratically lately 1.It fails to stop when you issue command service ldap restart but it "seems" to starts OK ...
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wrong attributeType while updating sambaPwdLastSet

I'm trying to reset the password expiry for a user (really set up a semi-automatic process for doing so) and it's making me cry: server is openldap slapd: 2.4.28-1.1ubuntu4.2 $ ldapsearch -x -b ...