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By Gold_Country at 2007-10-09 14:22
Distribution Notes:

Theoretically this guide should be useful for all distributions, assuming you are using a fairly modern one. This HOWTO was created using Ubuntu 6.10 Feisty, but as long as the dependencies exist on your system and you have access to a package manager (or work-a-like) that can handle .deb packages, it should work.

WARNING

This HOWTO has not been extensively tested. I have attempted to include some common pitfalls to installation, but they are by no means complete. Follow at your own risk.

HOW TO:

Getting NTLMaps working under Ubuntu (6.10 and below). Installation blatantly plagiarized and sanitized from here:

http://michaelcarden.net/blog/index.php?p=58a
http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=1546675&postcount=25
http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=1546675&postcount=31


Step 1:

Download the package here:

http://packages.ubuntu.com/feisty/web/ntlmaps


Step 2:

Check your versions of 'debconf' and 'python'. 'Debconf' should be at least version .5 or the 2.0 virtual package. Python should be installed. 'python-support' should be at least 0.2, modern versions (e.g. <= 5.0) of Python include this.

Debconf has no handy '--version' option, so check your synaptic (or similar package manager GUI) for the version. 'Python --version' should work for your needs. Use this command to install your NTLMaps package:

Code:
dpkg --install <package name>

Step 3:

Configure the program:

[HTML]
Listen port: 5865
Parent Proxy: your.proxy.com
(e.g. enter the name or address of your proxy,
do not enter the port as "your.proxy.com:number"
as this will be taken care of in the next step)
Parent Proxy Port: port_number (usually 8080)
NT Windows Domain: domain_name (your domain)
NT Windows Username: user_name (the user name you will authenticate with)
NT Windows Password: password
(the password you will use to authenticate with the
ISA Proxy)
[/HTML]

If some or all of the configuration options aren't available directly after install, you'll need to manually reconfigure. This is a bug with some versions of NTLMaps.

The NTLMaps service should restart:

Code:
Stopping ntlmaps: ntlmaps.
Starting ntlmaps: ntlmaps.

Step 4:

If it installed properly you should be able to see it with these commands:

Code:
ps aux | grep ntl
And...

Code:
netstat -antpu | grep python
Which should return something like this:

Code:
root      8244  0.0  0.5   7772  5328 ?        Ss   09:03   0:00 /usr/bin/python /usr/lib/site-python/ntlmaps/main.py -c /etc/ntlmaps/server.cfg
And...

Code:
tcp        0      0 0.0.0.0:5865            0.0.0.0:*               LISTEN     8244/python
For each command respectively. Note: There is a bug that effects some of the installation files for Ubuntu and Debian. Simply reconfigure the package to get the program to function correctly:

Code:
sudo dpkg-reconfigure ntlmaps
Which will prompt you to re-enter the information in Step 3 and restart the service.


Step 5:

Create a file /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/proxy and input the following line:

Code:
Acquire::http::Proxy "http://127.0.0.1:5865/";
For older versions of apt-get see http://michaelcarden.net/blog/index.php?p=58a for an alternative configuration.


Step 6:

Reconfigure System->Preferences->"Network Proxy" to point to localhost:5865 with _no_ authentication. Also reconfigure your GUI Package managers similarly.

Make sure to restart your console and/or GUI package manager to apply the settings. You should now be able to communicate normally with your repositories.


  



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