Month: March 2019

OpenLDAP operations (ldappasswd).

Introduction. In this post we will see how we can reset password for our OpenLDAP users using the special utility ldappasswd. Change user password using admin credentials. When it comes to resetting user passwords, one of the most common things is to reset user’s password providing our admin credentials. Let’s change the password for the

OpenLDAP operations (ldapadd).

Introduction This post will cover another important LDAP data manipulation – adding new entries to the directory tree. We will be using ldapadd utility. Prerequisite I assume that you have a working OpenLDAP server and OpenLDAP client. You might want to read this post which explains step by step how to install and run OpenLDAP

OpenLDAP operations (ldapsearch).

Introduction In this post we will learn how to search OpenLDAP directory using ldapsearch command. Prerequisite I assume that you have a working OpenLDAP server and OpenLDAP client. You might want to read this post which explains step by step how to install and run OpenLDAP server on Ubuntu 18.04. It also shows the basic

How to Install OpenLDAP on Ubuntu 18.04?

Introduction In this post we will install OpenLDAP on Ubuntu 18.04. OpenLDAP is a free open-source implementation of LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol). LDAP is a datastore mostly used for storing user identities and for user authentication. What is LDAP? LDAP stores the information in a hierarchical format called Directory Information Tree(DIT). The DIT contains