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389 LDAP server: woes setting it up

I'd like to use a LDAP server as a centralized rolodex I'm on fedora 20 I'm following the 389 administration manual, but when I get to create a root object, I get this window from the visual console ...
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What is the difference between displayName and commonName in LDAP?

In LDAP, the displayName and commonName fields appear to me to store the same thing, i.e. a user's full name. Can anyone explain what the intended difference is between them? When would you want them ...
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Create an abook address book from ldapsearch results

I'd liket to have an offline address book. To download the content of the online address book, I just do : ldapsearch -x '(objectclass=*)' > book Then, I try to convert it to abook format : ...
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Is there any possibility to get group autorisation within subversion authz file?

as far as I understand groups must be defined within subversion authz file. But is there any possibility to define ldap groups within authz file? I have man svn repositories and each repo has it's ...
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Using ldapbind to Authenticate

I'm trying to run ldapbind to authenticate to an LDAP server. From running Java code that attempts to connect via LDAP, I know that a "Connection Timeout Error" is occurring. However, am I running ...
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Formatting date to desired format in batch file

I am running a batch file as @echo off set yy=%date:~-4% set mm=%date:~-7,2% set dd=%date:~-10,2% set MYDATE=%dd%%mm%%yy% md UserRecords%MYDATE% cd E:\testuser\OpenDJ-2.5.0-Xpress1\bat ldapsearch -h ...
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Applying LDAP OU attributes to users automatically

Is it possible to set the Office and Department attributes on an organizational unit, that way when we move users around, the user's office and department automatically changes? I don't use AD/LDAP ...
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Can't login with KDM and SSSD but the login works fine from the 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 10:...
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How to trace LDAP authentication failures?

1) I have a working LDAP server which I've confirmed can be used with LDAP clients, running on ec2 via jumpbox. 2) I've run authconfig to setup ldap based authentication, to point to the server: ...
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What is the BASE DN for my LDAP server?

I've seen alot of tutorials about ldap "basedn" which imply that you can use a generic string like "mycompany". However, in my case, I already have an ldap server, and the root of it seems to be: ...
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how to filter by cn component in ldapsearch?

I am querying an Active Directory to gather the list of people having a given manager. The following search works fine: $ ldapsearch "cn=John Doe" manager dn: CN=John Doe,... manager: CN=The Boss,......
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minimal LDAP + user authentication example for *nix

I need to setup a VERY minimal LDAP setup on RHEL / Fedora. no need for kerberos would like to avoid any DNS server setup dont mind if its insecure : it is only for testing. all user ...
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How does LDAP user management subvert /etc/groups and /etc/password

This question is written from the perspective of an LDAP novice: Standard linux ID credentials are stored in the /etc/passwd /etc/groups directories. Does LDAP based authentication subvert the ...
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How can I set path for non-interactive user authenticated using LDAP?

On a Mac running OSX 10.7.5, I need to set the PATH for non-interactive users who connect via ssh and are authenticated using LDAP. It's the same question that was asked (and answered) here: http://...
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See a list of users logged in using LDAP

I helped set up a computer lab with a LDAP setup to share home folders and to use for user login. The server running ldap is centos and the computers connecting to it are linux mint. People can get ...
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Where does the getgroups Linux system call get data from

I'm debugging a problem where when I log in I get an error cannot find name for group ID 387. I'm trying to figure out what this group is supposed to be and why my user is associated with it. Using ...
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CIFS share via LDAP + SSL

I have NAS drive which is bound to an Open Directory LDAP server for authentication with SSL enabled. The NAS allows for CIFS shares to be accessed via LDAP authentication. (in this case the NAS is a ...
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how to send email from my linux web server [closed]

I created a PHP program for some purpose and it is working on a server I bought from Godaddy. From that program I can send emails, insert, update, delete information and do whatever I want. Now the ...
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Linux system login: How to use /etc/passwd to filter user name again ldap

I'm working for an university. I can access the University LDAP server but can't modify anything (it's readonly to me). I have several Linux machines, I want to config all the machines to authenticate ...
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Access Exchange global address list using pine (alpine) or other email clients

How can I access an Exchange server's global address list using a mail client of my choice (preferable pine/alpine)? In the past, if I knew what the LDAP server and the associated settings were for ...
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Creating a Protoype LDAP environment [closed]

I'm training myself on developing with LDAP. Is there a specific opensource LDAP provider I can install on my local Windows machine to do this? The easier the better.
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User privileges LDAP scheme

I needed to create a user (it's already created) in my LDAP schema and want to give privileges of reading/writing to that user like if they were the admin but just for a specific subtree. The thing ...
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Windows 7 with samba logon issue

I am running a Debian server with Samba and LDAP. I can log in to any Win7 client workstation as any user except one. Let's call this user baduser. When I try to log in as baduser (on any workstation),...
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ldapsearch fails with umlaut in base container

I have an ou named München in my LDAP (active directory, to be precise). To search for it, I have to enter the umlaut as \C3\BC of course, but at least the ou exists as this proves: $ ldapsearch -D $...
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Find the Distinguished Name from a Bind DN

I don't know if my question title even made sense - but let me explain. When you do an LDAP query, you (apparently) are supposed to specify a DN in the Bind to "login" to the LDAP server. When I do ...
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Unable to add Automount entries on MacOSX using Directory Utility

I am attempting to add automount entries to LDAP using Directory Utility on MacOSX 10.7.5. I have followed Apple's Autofs documentation to the best of my ability, which is available here: http://...
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OpenLDAP: slaptest not parsing variable in config

When running the command: slaptest -f slapd.conf Against my slapd config file I'm getting this error message 51dfbb3e lt_dlopenext failed: (back_@BACKEND@) file not found slaptest: bad ...
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Where does MSAD LDAP store the credentials used to authenticate users?

I can browse the user details of an existing LDAP directory using a bind DN and bind password. I cannot find any entry storing the users password. Is it possible that password attributes are hidden ...
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What does binding to a LDAP server mean?

I have googled for well over an hour, and cannot find and information that simply explains the protocol/concept. Re-binding seems to occur several times during the process of LDAP authentication and ...
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How give the permission to access subfolders in /root?

I need give the permission to read/write in this folder, which are subfolder of /root directory to mike.jackson (for some reason someone crete this folder inside /root) : /root/Products/Metadata/...
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Find out my bind DN in a Windows network

I am in a windows network and want to use Linux' LDAP search. For this I need to find out my DN. I am already logged in on a Windows computer using Outlook to the exchange server and this one seems ...
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ldap exchange 2003 code 49 - ERROR_PASSWORD_MUST_CHANGE

I am trying to write a function to allow a user to reset their password when they must change their password (code 49 - ERROR_PASSWORD_MUST_CHANGE). I ask for their username, current password, then ...
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Apache php_ldap.dll error

I have apache with php 5.4 installed on a Windows 7 64bit machine. When I restart Apache I get the following: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library 'c:/PHP54/ext\\php_ldap.dll' - %1 is not a ...
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How to make Thunderbird suggest favorite contacts first when sending mails?

My Thunderbird client is connected to the rather large LDAP directory of our company. When I start typing in the "To:" field, it lists all matching LDAP entries alphabetically. This list is very long ...
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Coverity email_defects.py

I'm using the email_defects.py with Coverity and it will only send emails if I have the users set to local on the CIM (Coverity Integrity Manager). If it is set to the LDAP it will not send emails as ...
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how do I enable debug logging in php5-ldap

I have phabricator running on Ubuntu behind nginx and php5-fpm, and now trying to figure out why ldap logins fail. Is there a way to enable verbose logging of the php-ldap code? What file is the log ...
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ldap authentication not working with start_tls option after certificate upgrade

Ubuntu ldap authentication is not working on my client with ssl start_tls option enabled in the ldap.conf file. I can authenticate when I comment out ssl start_tls. I upgraded the ldap servers ...
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Caching of passwords

I'm using Likewise to connect a Linux machine onto a Windows network. Doing so allows GUI access to the Windows domain through the network file navigator (Ubuntu 10.04 - Gnome). However when this ...
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How to setup an LDAP server in local LAN to create common address book for OSX and Windows computers?

We're using a PC and a MacBook at home which are connected via a local network. We'd like to have a "master" address book for both computer, so that when contact information is changed on one of the ...
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Mac OS X: Make home directory at login via SSH

I have LDAP server on Ubuntu 12.04 and Mac OS X 10.7.5 client configured via Directory Service. The NFSHomeDirectory property mapped to #/Users/$uid$. LDAP users can login to Mac via login screen or ...
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Does a Linux based openLDAP server have an _ldap._tcp DNS service record?

I know that you can query the _ldap._tcp. for an AD service and it will return the hosts which are the LDAP servers. Does the same thing work on Linux? If it is not the default, how do you turn it ...
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validate weblogic security realm user through java

I have installed weblogic '10.3.4.0' and have created a user in the default security realm myrealm. The authenticator is DefaultAuthenticator. Now, I have to authenticate the user through a stand ...
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Getting Windows 7 to join our LDAP domain

I am trying to get my Windows 7 PC to join the LDAP domain (Samba). I have a bunch of computers that join correctly and that all works fine. I am now configuring a new computer to join the domain, but ...
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Mount Mac OSX server NFS from Linux <krb5> LDAP?

I'm trying to mount an NFS share from Fedora 16. The server is Mac OS X Server, set up by my coworker. I believe it requires Kerberos/LDAP authentication, so I would start the (probably arduous) ...
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LDAP vs local authentication?

I have many servers over 50. earlier we were using that LDAP authentication. Now we have decided to go to same username needs to be authenticate locally on server rather than LDAP authentication. ...
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Other way to connect to ldap besides ssh? [closed]

I have been following some tutorials on installing the client and connecting to the LDAP server and they all say its via ssh. Is there another way besides ssh to connect to the LDAP server?
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Get LDAP Information For University Email. For Thunderbird

I am a Student at Northeastern University. They use G-Apps for email ids, so whenever I need to email someone, using university Id which ends with husky.neu.edu. I have to go Gmails compose mail, They ...
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Automatically add LDAP directory to Outlook?

Is it possible to add a new LDAP-directory to the outlook addressbook with a script? I haven't found an appropriate registry key. I would prefer a .reg file. A .msp file created with Office setup ...
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Ldapsearch query

I have around 10 users who have been given access to one specific application which uses AD authentication. ldapsearch -p xxx -LLL -x -w test -h abc.com -D abc -b dc=abc,dc=com sAMAccountName=xyz | ...
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How should I use backup/restore vs import-ldif/export-ldif

I'm looking to take periodic backups of an ldap server for disaster recovery. It seems that data can be backed up and recovered via both backup/restore and export-ldif/import-ldif. What are the ...