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LDAP Tutorial (1)

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LDAP is an acronym for Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, it is a simplified version of the X.500 protocol. The directory setup in this section will be used for authentication. Nevertheless, LDAP can be used in numerous ways: authentication, shared directory (for mail clients), address book, etc.

To describe LDAP quickly, all information is stored in a tree structure. With OpenLDAP you have freedom to determine the directory arborescence (the Directory Information Tree: the DIT) yourself. We will begin with a basic tree containing two nodes below the root:

  • People node where your users will be stored
  • Groups node where your groups will be stored

Before beginning, you should determine what the root of your LDAP directory will be. By default, your tree will be determined by your Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN). If your domain is (which we will use in this example), your root node will be dc=example,dc=com.

Entries are in a tree-like structure called Directory Information Tree (DIT)

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Written by awarmanf

October 27, 2017 at 6:42 am

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Zimbra Email Administration

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Zimbra Email Administration

Kantor tempat penulis bekerja sudah lama menggunakan produk Zimbra terutama produk OSE (Open Source Edition). Untuk administrasi email sehari-hari seperti buat account email baru, disable account email, buat email alias, dll penulis menggunakan script bash di Server Zimbra yang dikustomasi sendiri alih-alih menggunakan aplikasi web Zimbra Admin. Kemudian ada penambahan domain baru dimana pengelolaan domain ini membutuhkan user lain – non admin – yang bisa mengelola administrasi email sehari-hari melalui aplikasi web.

Usai melakukan searching di google penulis menemukan link Zimbra Domain Admin. Aplikasi web tersebut berbasis PHP dan memungkinkan user non admin untuk melakukan operasi buat dan hapus account email, ganti password, cek kuota email dan cek login terakhir user.

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Written by awarmanf

October 18, 2017 at 2:58 pm

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