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I am trying to set up a LDAP server by installing openLDAP on my Ubuntu Server 10.04. I managed to add in data to the server. However, when I did ldapsearch to check if it's working, I kept getting invalid credentials as follows
ldapsearch -b "ou=accounts,dc=example,dc=com" -h localhost "(cn=john*)"
SASL/DIGEST-MD5 authentication started
Please enter your password:
ldap_sasl_interactive_bind_s: Invalid credentials (49)
additional info: SASL(-13): user not found: no secret in database
This error only occurs if I wanted to search for a particular user with his/her password. But it works fine and I do not get any error messages when doing ldapsearch for the content in the LDAP server, for example > ldapsearch -xLLL -W -D "cn=admin,dc=example,dc=au" -b "dc=example,dc=au" "(objectclass=*)".
access to attrs=userPassword
by dn="cn=dovecot,ou=accounts,dc=example,dc=com" read
by anonymous auth
access to dn.base="" by * read
access to *
by dn="cn=admin,dc=pbj,dc=com,dc=au" write
by * read
Here is the data.ldif
# LDAP admin
description: LDAP administrator
dn: uid=john doe,ou=accounts,dc=example,dc=com
cn: John Doe
uid: john doe
If it uses the SASL bind, how do I make the password in SASL? Sorry if I ask this silly question as I am quite new to this whole LDAP but really keen to learn it.