How to setup nslcd + AD(Active Directory) map

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  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5


  • Is there difference between RHEL5 (/etc/ldap.conf) and RHEL6 (/etc/nslcd.conf) when setting mapping of SFU or AD(Active Directory)


Mappings for Active Directory

pagesize 1000
referrals off
filter passwd (&(objectClass=user)(!(objectClass=computer))(uidNumber=*)(unixHomeDirectory=*))
map    passwd uid              sAMAccountName
map    passwd homeDirectory    unixHomeDirectory
map    passwd gecos            displayName
filter shadow (&(objectClass=user)(!(objectClass=computer))(uidNumber=*)(unixHomeDirectory=*))
map    shadow uid              sAMAccountName
map    shadow shadowLastChange pwdLastSet
filter group  (objectClass=group)
map    group  uniqueMember     member

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