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 to Samba 4 Migration, create middle layer / webservice for user initiated password migration/change?

for the last few days I have been looking into migrating an old linux server running a OpenLDAP/Samba 3 configuration with about 100 users to a new SBS Server running Samba 4 (like Zentyal or UCS). ...
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hard time enabling openldap meta backend

Right now I'm feeling stuck with enabling meta backend using openldap 2,4 this is the result of my slaptest [root@localhost openldap]# slaptest -f slapd.conf -F slapd.d/ WARNING: No dynamic ...
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openldap timeout causes server to slow down

Running into an issue with openldap I've never had much success to tackle. We run openldap on another machine on its own vlan. Now if that ldap server dies anything that accesses uid or gid seems to ...
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Cannot see objectClass from custom schema

I added new schema to my ldap server but when I trey to create an entry with custom objectClass an custom attributes, it doesn't see my custom stuff. It's just experimental so OID's are not important. ...
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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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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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PAM Authentication with LDAP on Debian Jessie Not Finding LDAP Users

Debian Jessie (specifically, Debian Server Wheezy x64 with testing repos) OpenLDAP 2.4.39 libpam-ldapd 0.9.4-1 Upon installing libpam-ldapd, the dpkg configuration asked for my LDAP address ...
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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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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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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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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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issue with master and slave ldap configuration

I am configuring master and slave ldap configuration. Initially I installed LDAP in Master machine and also installed on slave machine apt-get install -y slapd ldap-utils while installing LDAP ...
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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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OpenLDAP syncrepl probblem with password policies

Recently I have been working to get slapd syncrepl working using an LDAP backend (push based replication). While I have had fantastic results with syncrepl doing pull based, the push based is killing ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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TLS from Radius for Wifi is rejected by Win7

We do have the following Setup at our company Synology RS812+ hosting LDAP, RADIUS, DNS (Version DSM 5.0-4458 Update 2) 2*Cisco Wifi APs WAP561 (Firmware 1.0.3.4) Cisco Router ISA500 (Firmware ...
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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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Basic openldap setup using slapd.d configuration

I'm trying to set up a test openldap server, having not worked with openldap before. I'm using the standard openldap-servers package on a redhat based machine (using Oracle Linux). I've installed the ...
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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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Samba 4 OpenLDAP authentication issue

What I've done so far Installed DHCP server and bind9 for the local network of clients (the server should act as a gateway) built Samba4 from source with bind9_dlz as dns backend installed OpenLDAP ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...