Tag: openLDAP

  • Brief Introduction to Zimbra Internal Architecture

    In some cases, you might want to recover your data from Zimbra, or you may be curious about how Zimbra manages users and emails behind the scenes. I dug into Zimbra’s nuts and bolts because we lost Zimbra’s local LDAP, which took more than 3 days to fix, so I wanted to share what I […]

  • How to Create JWT Token Using LDAP and Spring Boot Part 1

    If you are working in an enterprise infrastructures, chances are that you are using a centralized authentication system, most likely Active Directory or openLDAP. In this blog I’ll explore how to create a REST API using spring boot to authenticate against openLDAP and create a JWT token in return. Before getting our hand dirty, we […]

  • How to Authenticate Against openLDAP Without Knowing DN Using java

    In fact you can’t do it without knowing DN! There is an anonymous access in openLDAP which is enabled by default. The anonymous access let one to query(search filter) openLDAP without knowing bind username/password. Run following command on your openLDAP server : ldapwhoami -H ldap:// -x If you get “anonymous” as result you are all […]

  • Installing openLDAP and Making it Replicable

    OpenLDAP installation is fairly straight-forward and doesn’t have any caveats, but making it replicable has ambiguity. We will start with installing openLDAP. I will use following configs : ubuntu 16.04 server openLDAP 2.4.x phpLDAPadmin Installing openLDAP : First thing first, update your ubuntu box : sudo apt-get update Install openLDAP : sudo apt-get install slapd […]