How to Configure LDAP Client to Connect External Authentication

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6 Responses

  1. Murilo says:

    Client side doesn’t work for me either.

    If I run the command:

    # ldapsearch -x -b 'dc=ldapteste,dc=com' 'objectclass=*' 

    for the server side or the client side I can retrieve information about ldap and it seems to be working.

    But when I run on the client:

    # authconfig --enableldap --enableldapauth --ldapbasedn="dc=example,dc=com" --enablemkhomedir --update

    No user is created and therefore the command: getent passwd tecmint have no output at all.

    Does anyone knows how to solve this?

  2. Mrugesh says:

    ldap_sasl_bind(SIMPLE): Can’t contact LDAP server (-1)

  3. Akshay says:

    I also followed that guide but when I login from the user on client machine, it is showing authentication error.

  4. ashok says:

    I followed the guide without any error but its not working on client side.

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