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The best LDAP browser in Linux? [closed]

I'm using phpLDAPadmin currently, but I'm wondering if there is any native utility do the similar thing?
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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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How to specify LDAP user name for connecting to Active Directory?

I'm trying to integrate my program with LDAP. I have an Active Directory server here, which apparently speaks LDAP. I want to see what's on the server before I go off trying to debug my own code. I ...
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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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Why doesn't getent show OpenLdap users?

I'm trying to configure Ubuntu 10.04 so that I can login using ldap credentials. I've followed these general configuration steps outlined in several tutorials I found: 1) Install libraries: ...
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How can I get Thunderbird to import a secure LDAP certificate?

I've got an LDAP server configured for in Thunderbird's address book (ldap.example.com). I'd like to use the SSL version, so I checked the 'Use SSL' box. It starts to work, but I get a certificate ...
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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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Diagnose Mac OS X Address Book LDAP problems

I've configured a LDAP server in my Address Book preferences on Snow Leopard. I determined the base DN from a helpful recipe on the web using ldapsearch. I never get any search results. Has anyone ...
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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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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) : ...
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Alternative to Softerra's LDAP Administrator?

I am looking for an alternative to Softerra's LDAP Administrator, simply for the price is over-budget for a small team to test the LDAP credentials. So I really appreciate if someone can point me to ...
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Authentication to ActiveDirectory's LDAP succeeds with correct password OR no password

I'm working on LDAP authentication support for our web-application. During testing this functionality, I've noticed a very strange behavior: user can authenticate using correct password OR no ...
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ldapsearch, follow dn-s

I'm somewhat confused about LDAP query syntax. Suppose there are two inetOrgPerson records for two employees, M being manager of E (that is, there's a 'manager' attribute with manager's dn as a value ...
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How to join an Active Directory with a Linux machine

How can I join an Active Directory domain with a Linux machine? Will it work with Ubuntu, Redhat, CentOS? Are there any with which it will not work?
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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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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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LDAP connection working for some applications but not others

I have a server which has LDAP properly configured on it .. its IP is 172.19.50.121 ... Now I have other machines on the same network, and if I use an LDAP browser such as Softerra LDAP Administrator ...
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How to deal with LDAP attribute values having $ in them

Just beginning with LDAP and have imported outlook records into a directory. that look like this: Have also edited individual addresses in in the Apache Directory Studio any number of ways to show ...
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How do you determine if your domain isn't AD or ADAM?

I'm trying to get some authentication stuff set up in ASP MVC, but keep getting thrown errors about how it doesn't support anything but Active Directory (AD) and Active Directory Application Mode ...
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How can I log into Redmine (LDAP) once my active directory password changes?

My active directory password changed, now I can't log into Redmine (0.9.4) via LDAP. I haven't installed plugins, so what gives?
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How can I make Mac OS X Address Book display a person’s home address from an LDAP server?

(I've posted this question on Stack Overflow first, but someone told me it belonged here.) I have a custom LDAP server, which I can customize to generate whichever object class and attributes I need. ...
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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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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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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: ...
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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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How to get Linux users list from LDAP

We've just linked one of our Linux host to LDAP and ActiveDirectory. Now I'm trying to check how I get list of users and their details from within the Linux side.
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How to use LDAP to store sudoer information

We have a LDAP server and lots working servers. Our user's info are in LDAP http://fclose.com/b/281/ . But sudoers list is stored in /etc/sudoers. Now the question is, how to store sudoers list in ...
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Are there any built in LDAP functions to manipulate strings?

I have a need to retrieve a value of a property in lower case, can LDAP have any built-ins to perform this? I know that I can do substrings and concatenations. The need is for a software product we ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there a sample AD & LDAP server for practice?

I am trying to study the connection method to LDAP and AD, but don't have a working AD. I do have a full working Window 2008 Server. Is there a sample AD & LDAP server I could use for practice?
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Mac AD login with Centrify never completes, never times out

My work Mac has Centrify installed on it; it's part of the office's enormous Active Directory system, has IT policies applied to it automatically, I can connect to SMB network shares without ...
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Cisco VPN Client interrupts connectivity to my LDAP server

I run an LDAP server on my home network to store accounts, automount entries, etc. I spent a lot of time getting the LDAP server configured properly for OS X clients, and everything seems to work, ...
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Windows 2008 Ldap and terminology?

I have configure a root AD/Ldap server. For this example, its url is as follows: home.example.com Users (Other than default): + foo + Member of: DnsAdmins, Domain Admins, Domain User ...
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How to search based on custom attribute?

I have a custom attribute in AD similar to an employee ID. I can use get-aduser and pull the information from this field by filter, but I cannot search a user based on that attribute. The search ...
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Configuring SASL with kerberos

This is my first time configuring SASL, and I am lost. I have a samba 4 as AD controller, and have installed kerberos. kinit is already succesful, but SASL cannot authenticate anything I have tried ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Include gid in home directory map with nslcd

I need to specify a different path to home directories on a particular server than different from LDAP one. I know ho to change using map in /etc/nslcd.conf: map passwd homeDirectory ...
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ldap schema in development should it be the same as productions

I been using LDAP for alot of years now and most of the firms I worked for LDAP schema in development looks just like the schema in production, QA(Staging). etc: suffix "dc=firm,dc=com" I just ...
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Overloading LDAP

In my college there's an LDAP server managed by the staff. We can use this LDAP server from our machines, but cannot modify attributes (eg: user login shell). We'd like to modify these attributes, so ...
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LDAP query via IE search (provider)?

I want to query our domain controller via LDAP for some user data like telephone number or mail address. Of course I can to this with different methods, but I would like to do this with a query in the ...
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Export LDAP address book entries to HTML

Preface we're setting up a company-wide search that should be able to search every bit of information our CRM software offers LDAP access to the in-application address book the search engine is not ...
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Cannot bind OSX to AD

I'm trying to get an mac mini running snow leopard server to join a windows domain here. The windows domain server is running Windows server 2008. When I go to "Accounts" in my System Preferences, ...
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OSX LDAP setup issues

I can't get my head around LDAP configuration under OSX (Yosemite). The thing is that I have received the following parameters from the IT department. I have replaced fields that are internal with ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird - LDAP configuration

I'm unable to sync an LDAP addressbook with my Mozilla Thunderbird client....... As I found nothing really explicit about how to setup and configure an LDAP server to work with Mozilla Thunderbird, ...