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Old 09-13-2010, 03:57 PM
Rich Megginson
Default 389 as authentication server on Fedora 13 #389 #ldap @Skolan

Lars Gunther wrote:
> Hi all
> I am new to this list and need help setting up an authentication server
> for an all Linux network. I previously used OpenLDAP, but think it is
> very complicated to set up and use, so I am giving 389 a try.
> However, things are not going great...
> I am running a network where users should have access both through SSH
> to the servrer and be able to log in on a local machine to a roaming
> profile. /home is shared via NFS.
> Both the server and all clients are running Fedora 13.
> 389 is installed and running. I can query the server and using the admin
> tools I was able to import an old account saved as LDIF.
> However, the following does not work:
> 1. The user I imported can not authenticate. I think that I need to set
> up 389 to use encryption with ldaps (Fedora 13 does not allow
> unencrypted passwords, which I used earlier since this net was
> experimental, isolated and contains no sensitive information).
Not sure what you mean by "Fedora 13 does not allow unencrypted
passwords" - do you mean "unencrypted BIND operations"?
> 2. I can not import old posixGroups, nor can I create new ones. Trying
> to import using LDIF, I get errors. Trying to create manually, I do not
> see the option appear in the admin tool.
It would be helpful if you provided the errors, and more information
about "the option appear in the admin tool".
> I wish there was a guide that did provide exactly the steps I need to
> set up my server and network. The manual is good, but frankly I do not
> understand it well enough and lots of information is redundant to my needs.
> When I've gotten this to work, I intend to write such a guide! But
> perhaps someone on this list could point me in the right direction...)
> BTW, please CC my Evernote account when you reply to this thread.

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