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# Click on '''Login...''' underneath '''E&E Users''' in the left pane.
 
# Click on '''Login...''' underneath '''E&E Users''' in the left pane.
 
# Enter your '''User name''' and '''Password''' in the right pane.
 
# Enter your '''User name''' and '''Password''' in the right pane.
# Click on the link in the left pane next to the '''Logged in as:''' line.
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# Click on link following the text '''Logged in as:''' uid ...
 
# In the right panel scroll down to the bottom to the '''userPassword''' field.
 
# In the right panel scroll down to the bottom to the '''userPassword''' field.
 
# Delete the stars and enter your new password.
 
# Delete the stars and enter your new password.
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I am working on integrating Microsoft Windows password and account management using [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samba_software SAMBA] synchronised with the LDAP server. To be able to login to the web server using Microsoft [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Server_message_block SMB] networking do the following:
 
I am working on integrating Microsoft Windows password and account management using [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samba_software SAMBA] synchronised with the LDAP server. To be able to login to the web server using Microsoft [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Server_message_block SMB] networking do the following:
  
# Login in to the [https://amber.ee.sun.ac.za/phpldapadmin/ LDAP] server.
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# Click on: https://amber.ee.sun.ac.za/phpldapadmin
# Login under '''E&E Users''', using your username and password
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# Click on '''Login...''' underneath '''E&E Users''' in the left pane.
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# Enter your '''User name''' and '''Password''' in the right pane.
 
# Click on link following the text '''Logged in as:''' uid ...
 
# Click on link following the text '''Logged in as:''' uid ...
# Scroll down to '''objectClass''' and click '''add value'''
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# In the right panel, scroll down to '''objectClass''' and click '''add value'''
 
# Add '''sambaSamAccount''' objects
 
# Add '''sambaSamAccount''' objects
 
# Scroll to top and use '''add new attribute''' to add the following attributes and their values
 
# Scroll to top and use '''add new attribute''' to add the following attributes and their values

Revision as of 13:03, 28 April 2005

The Linux passwords for the student accounts are managed by an LDAP server.

Linux Password Enable/Change

To change your password, do the following;

  1. Click on: https://amber.ee.sun.ac.za/phpldapadmin
  2. Click on Login... underneath E&E Users in the left pane.
  3. Enter your User name and Password in the right pane.
  4. Click on link following the text Logged in as: uid ...
  5. In the right panel scroll down to the bottom to the userPassword field.
  6. Delete the stars and enter your new password.
  7. Click on Save Changes and then Commit.

Microsoft Password Enable/Change

I am working on integrating Microsoft Windows password and account management using SAMBA synchronised with the LDAP server. To be able to login to the web server using Microsoft SMB networking do the following:

  1. Click on: https://amber.ee.sun.ac.za/phpldapadmin
  2. Click on Login... underneath E&E Users in the left pane.
  3. Enter your User name and Password in the right pane.
  4. Click on link following the text Logged in as: uid ...
  5. In the right panel, scroll down to objectClass and click add value
  6. Add sambaSamAccount objects
  7. Scroll to top and use add new attribute to add the following attributes and their values
sambaSID , value = S-1-5-21-3868578188-3359596719-1575176629
sambaLMPassword , value = (same as Linux password)
sambaNTPassword , value = (same as Linux password)
sambaAcctFlags , value = [U         ]
  • Then browse to \\eepdc\homes with Microsoft Windows and login.
  • The ip address of the server is 146.232.220.17 , it's host name is web.ee.sun.ac.za, it's NetBIOS name is "eepdc" and it is in the eedept workgroup.
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