Creating an LDAP user is fairly easy once an LDIF template is created. With the supplied template, an administrator could make copies and modify a couple of lines and load it to create new users. You can also use the ldappasswd command to give users passwords if you're using LDAP for authentication.
- [Narrator] We need to create a user now.…Once again, ensure that you're in the chapter two…Exercise Files directory in your rhhost1 VM.…For me, this is the /home/user1…/ExerciseFiles/Ch 02 directory.…The user we create here is the person…who will authenticate from rhhost2.…I've provided a file called rhuser.ldif…for creating this user.…For this video, we will load it directly,…but you can use it as a template…to create other users just by editing it.…
Before we load it, let's take a look at the contents.…Type in cat rhuser.ldif and hit Enter.…Here we can see the user specifics…such as user ID, user name, home directory, and so on.…Now let's load this file.…Type in clear and then type in…sudo ldapadd -x -W -D…"cn=ldapadm,dc=localnet,dc=com"…- f rhuser.ldif and hit Enter.…
Type in your sudo password if prompted.…And then type in your LDAP password if prompted.…Our user named rhuser has been added to the directory.…Now let's give it a password.…For this exercise, we're going to give…the rhuser a password of password123.…
- Network Time Services (NTP)
- How NTP works for authentication
- Configuring the chrony server and chrony client
- Setting up an LDAP server and LDAP client
- Creating a Kerberos database
- Configuring Kerberos client authentication
Skill Level Intermediate
Linux: Package Management for CentOSwith Grant McWilliams1h 56m Intermediate
Linux System Engineer: Networking and SSHwith Grant McWilliams1h 52m Intermediate
1. Network Time Services
2. Setting Up an LDAP Server
3. Setting Up an LDAP Client
4. Authentication Using Kerberos
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