My Oracle Support Banner

Exadata Database Server LDAP Client Setup and Configuring Linux OS for Authentication of LDAP Users (Doc ID 2199218.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.1.3.1.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

 How to setup and configure LDAP Client services on Exadata Database Servers for the purpose of Linux OS authentication of existing LDAP users where an LDAP Server is already setup and in use on the network. This is not for Database authentication.

Solution

To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!


In this Document
Goal
Solution
 [Step 1] Install openldap
 [Step 2] LDAP Client Configuration
 [Step 3] Configure NSS
 [Step 4] Disable Group Caching
 [Step 5] Configure pam_ldap.conf
 [Step 6] Configure nslcd.conf
 [Step 7] (Optional) Adding LDAP Server Credentials to nslcd.conf and pam_ldap.conf
 [Step 8] Configure system-auth
 [Step 9] Configure password-auth
 [Step 10] User Logins

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.