Monday, September 27, 2021

Configure ownCloud OpenLDAP Authentication

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To avoid having to create local ownCloud user accounts, it is possible to configure ownCloud to authenticate users against the directory systems such as OpenLDAP or AD. In this guide, we are going to learn how to configure ownCloud OpenLDAP authentication. ownCloud server used in this demo is running on a CentOS 8 system. Learn how to setup ownCloud server...

How to Configure SUDO via OpenLDAP Server

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Well, in this guide, we are going to demonstrate how to configure SUDO via OpenLDAP Server. Apart from being able to provide sudo rights on a local system, sudo can also be configured via LDAP. Providing SUDO via OpenLDAP eliminates the need to give users sudo privileges via the local system sudoers file. How to Configure SUDO via OpenLDAP Server In order...

Configure OpenLDAP Host Based Authentication

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How do you configure OpenLDAP such that access is restricted based on host name of the computer being accessed and the user associated with the host name? Well, in this guide, we will learn how to configure OpenLDAP host based authentication. Disclaimer: This guide is based on the configurations I made on my OpenLDAP server to get the host based...

Configure SSSD for OpenLDAP Authentication on CentOS 8

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In this guide, we are going to demonstrate how to configure SSSD for OpenLDAP Authentication on CentOS 8. In our previous guides, we have covered how to install and setup OpenLDAP on CentOS 8 as well how to configure SUDO via OpenLDAP. See the links below; Install and Setup OpenLDAP on CentOS 8 How to Configure SUDO via OpenLDAP Server Configure SSSD...

How to Create OpenLDAP Member Groups

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While assigning specific access rights or permissions to users whose access to various organization systems or resources are controlled via directory or identity management tools like OpenLDAP or FreeIPA, it is more feasible and less time consuming to manage this as a group. In this guide, we are going to learn how to Create OpenLDAP Member Groups to enable...

Install and Setup OpenLDAP on CentOS 8

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In this guide, we provide a step by step tutorial on how to install and setup OpenLDAP on CentOS 8. If you are here, then you already know what an OpenLDAP server is and thus the description of what it is is beyond the scope of this tutorial. Install and Setup OpenLDAP on CentOS 8 Well, CentOS 8 repositories do not...

Add FreeIPA User Accounts via CLI or Web Interface

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Our previous guide, link provided a stepwise tutorial on how to install and setup FreeIPA server on CentOS 8. As a continuation, this guide will take you through how to add FreeIPA user accounts via CLI or Web interface. First install and Setup FreeIPA server on CentOS 8 by following the link below; Install and Setup FreeIPA Server on CentOS 8 Add...

Install and Setup FreeIPA Server on CentOS 8

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Welcome to our today's guide on how to install and Setup FreeIPA server on CentOS 8. FreeIPA is an integrated Identity and Authentication solution for Linux/UNIX networked environments. Install and Setup FreeIPA Server on CentOS 8 Prerequisites Set static hostname for your system. Note that the hostname must be fully qualified and must not be localhost or localhost6. hostnamectl set-hostname freeipa.kifarunix-demo.com Make the hostname resolvable. If you...

Configure SSSD for OpenLDAP Client Authentication on Debian 10/9

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to configure SSSD for OpenLDAP client authentication on Debian 10/9. SSSD is an acronym for System Security Services Daemon and it is used to provides access to different identity and authentication providers. SSSD allows a local service to check with a local cache in SSSD that can be taken from any...

Setup OpenLDAP Server with SSL/TLS on Debian 10

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This guide will take you through how to setup OpenLDAP server with SSL/TLS on Debian 10 Buster. OpenLDAP clients and servers are capable of using the Transport Layer Security (TLS) framework to provide integrity and confidentiality protections and to support LDAP authentication using the SASL EXTERNAL mechanism. Setup OpenLDAP Server with SSL/TLS on Debian 10 Update and upgrade your system packages apt update apt upgrade Install LDAP packages apt...