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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 and later
Linux x86-64


 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.


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In this Document
 [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

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