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FreeIPA: Active Directory for Linux?

Note to self: explore FreeIPA. Someone on Serverfault suggested it and said it was what AD is for Windows. If it is, it would relieve me of LDAP hell. Too long for this blog post, but I spent about a week (or more) full-time to get an LDAP setup working, with all security measures in place. It involved diving into source code, discovering and reporting Ubuntu documentation bugs, etc. An experience I don't care to repeat. Read More »

LDAP search filter for Thunderbird and Zimbra

When configuring an LDAP addressbook, one thing that has given me a lot of trouble, is the LDAP filter. Here are two I use. Read More »