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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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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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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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Is there a sample AD & LDAP server for practice? [closed]

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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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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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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List LDAP users on linux client?

I have configured an LDAP client on my Linux machine. I am able to use su - myldapuser and use it. I just want to know, can I list all my LDAP users on this machine? Referring to this link: How to ...
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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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getent passwd doesn't work; CentOS 7 and SSSD LDAP authentication

I installed CentOS 7 on a brand new server. All my servers get end user authentication through LDAPS on various system as RHEL5, Debian, and Solaris. I noticed there is a new layer on CentOS 7 which ...
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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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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) : /root/Products/Metadata/...
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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 password....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Public key authentication for LDAP users using local authorized_keys

We are using LDAP for account information. The environment is configured as follows ... A CentOS 7 OpenLDAP directory server A CentOS 7 client configured to use the directory server authconfig has ...
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How to programmatically change permissions on computer objects in Active Directory

I've inherited control of an OU within an enterprise Active Directory domain. All of the computer objects in our OU are owned (and only writeable by) my predecessor. This prevents me from re-adding ...
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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: http://...
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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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AutoFS+LDAP doesn't work on boot (but does if I restart it)

I currently use automount backed by LDAP. The LDAP server, and NFS mounts are hosted by a CentOS 5 machine, and when being used by other CentOS 5 (or Ubuntu 10.04) machines, everything works perfectly....
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how to allow a certain group of useres to only login via LDAP while others can use LDAP or local login?

I managed to set up my system to use either LDAP or the local password (by adding "password sufficient pam_ldap.so" to PAM and calling "pam_unix2.so" afterwards). However I would like to restrict a ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 re-...
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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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Tuleap LDAP authentication and binding with current user login credentials

Can I set up the tuleap LDAP plugin to bind to the server with the current login credentials the user has inputted? This is how the Jenkins plugin functions but is is unclear if I can set up the ...
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OpenLDAP - possible to search without specifying base?

I am having some issues with OpenLDAP and Spring security, where the latter does a search with the whole path in dn (filter), and an empty base. OpenLDAP does not like this, and the query fails. The ...
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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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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 ...