Category: LDAP

Linux LDAP client configuration

The simplest way to configure LDAP client in Linux is to use some kind of tool delivered with system. SuSE has yast (yast2), RedHat family has authconfig (authconfig-tui). This should install required packages like:...


Solaris LDAP client configuration

Oracle Solaris has native LDAP support built in OS, so there is no need to install third-party software to configure Solaris to use LDAP as users/groups and other repository. You can use different ways...


LDAP server for Solaris and Linux clients

Few months ago I received a task to set up LDAP authentication for Solaris 10, Solaris 11 and Linux machines in Customer’s infrastructure. As LDAP server was chosen OpenLDAP 2.4.x in Master-Slave configuration with...

OpenDJ – online schema modification

I wrote before about schema conversion to LDIF format and how to add schemas offline by uploading them to config/schema directory in OpenDJ. Now I will describe how to extend schema online, without restart...

LDAP meta directory

Sometimes you need to combine two or more LDAP directories with same suffixes to one directory or you just need to have a proxy. My first attempts to combine two OpenLDAP directories was to make replication from two different sources. This solution however has some disadvantages. First of all: to have syncprov replication your environment must be uniform, this means all source servers and proxy needs to be OpenLDAP. Second: I observed that this is not so stable, because of mentioned earlier issues with OpenLDAP replication.

Unique attributes in OpenDJ

Sometimes you need to set some attributes as unique, for example: if LDAP contains system users, then uid attribute shouldn’t repeat in whole system. OpenDJ is equipped with proper plugin, but it’s not enabled...

Mail delivery configuration with LDAP

(Polski) Ostatnim razem pisałem o uwierzytelnianiu użytkowników w katalogu LDAP aby umożliwiać im odbieranie i nadawanie poczty. Teraz nadszedł czas aby skonfigurować Postfixa aby dostarczał pocztę do właściwych skrzynek.
Jeśli sam kompilujesz Postfixa musisz pamiętać o dodaniu do niego wsparcia dla LDAP. Mój opis tym razem bazuje na Ubuntu, więc trzeba tylko zainstalować odpowiedni pakiet postfix-ldap:
$ sudo -i
# apt-get install postfix-ldap
To załatwi sprawę wsparcia map ldap: w Postfixie.
Teraz idziemy do konfiguracji Postfixa: