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Ubuntu Unleashed 2014 Edition: Covering 13.10 and 14.04,Ninth Edition by Paul Hudson, Andrew Hudson, Matthew Helmke

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Administration

After you have your LDAP server and clients set up, they require little maintenance until something changes externally. Specifically, if someone in your directory changes jobs, changes her phone number, gets married (changing her last name [surname]), quits, or so forth, you need to be able to update your directory to reflect the change.

You installed some useful utilities with the ldap-utils package earlier. Here are what they do. Each one requires administration privileges, so use sudo.

Image ldapsearch—Opens a connection to an LDAP server and searches its directory for requested information

ldapmodify—Opens a connection to an LDAP ...

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