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==LDAP Installation and Configuration On BOSS==
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==Introduction==
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'''Introduction'''
 
BOSS Server contains the LDAP Server for Configuring the Linux Based Domain systems.
BOSS Server contains the LDAP Server for Configuring the Linux Based Domain systems.
The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is an application protocol for accessing and maintaining distributed directory information services(database) over an Internet Protocol (IP) network.  LDAP is a lightweight protocol for accessing X.500 directory services through the TCP/IP protocol stack. LDAP port number is 389.
The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is an application protocol for accessing and maintaining distributed directory information services(database) over an Internet Protocol (IP) network.  LDAP is a lightweight protocol for accessing X.500 directory services through the TCP/IP protocol stack. LDAP port number is 389.
The main advantages of the LDAP server are
The main advantages of the LDAP server are
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→ It simplifies user administration tasks by managing users in a central directory.
→ It simplifies user administration tasks by managing users in a central directory.
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→ It is a client – server technology. (LDAP Linux client for only authentication)
→ It is a client – server technology. (LDAP Linux client for only authentication)
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→ A "directory" service is a network  accessible database.
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→ A directory service is a network  accessible database.
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       → NFS integrated with the LDAP server for centralized storage on Linux based systems
       → NFS integrated with the LDAP server for centralized storage on Linux based systems
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→ Samba integrated with the LDAP server for centralized storage on Linux and windows based system
→ Samba integrated with the LDAP server for centralized storage on Linux and windows based system
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→ Postfix Mail server integrated with the LDAP server for centralized user authentication and a shared address directory for mail agents.
→ Postfix Mail server integrated with the LDAP server for centralized user authentication and a shared address directory for mail agents.
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→ Apache web server integrated with the LDAP server for centralized user authentication
→ Apache web server integrated with the LDAP server for centralized user authentication
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