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Re: [K12OSN] still banging my head against Ubuntu 8 authenticating against LDAP



John Lucas wrote:
> Micha Silver wrote:
>> Carl Keil wrote:
>>> So,
>>>
>>> When I run "ldapsearch 10.0.1.252 domain.com -x" on the LDAP server,
>>> I get a list of all the people in the LDAP database.  When I run the
>>> same search from the client I get a message saying that it can't
>>> contact the LDAP server.  I've dropped the firewall on the server and
>>> I can ping the server.
>>> Anyone have any idea what the problem could be?  How do you tell LDAP
>>> to listen to outside ports?
>>>
>> As far as I know, two things will block access to an ldap server.
>> 1- Either the firewall is not allowing traffic in on port 389 . This
>> you can check with iptables -nvL. You should see a line ACCEPTing
>> packets from whoever should be able to query the ldap server. (I'm not
>> sure what you mean by "dropped the firewall..." ?)
>> or
>> 2- Access limited by "access" rules in your slapd.conf file
>> (/etc/openldap/slapd.conf). The default, if there are no access rules,
>> is to allow everyone read access, and only the root user to write.
>>
> 
> You might also make sure that there is an "ldap" stanza allowing access
> in /etc/hosts.allow.
> 
It could also be that your /etc/ldap.conf (or /etc/ldap/ldap.conf) file
is screwed up.  It could also be that there's a certificate problem.
Post your config files and maybe someone can pick out an error.

-Rob
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