Authenticating linux against LDAP + Kerberos

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This video describes how to authenticate linux against LDAP Server and fetch the password details from Kerberos database.


  1. CA Certificate is Certitification Authority Certificate. CA signs the Certitificates Like Verisign.
    Server Certificate is the one that we use for a Server (We get it Signed from the CA).
    Client Creates a CSR (Certicficate Signing Request). Client Send to CA. CA Signs it and convers CSR to Certiticate and sends it to the client so he can use that on any server like Apache , LDAPs etc.

  2. Hi sir , Please tell me the difference between ca certificate and server certicate .I was watching your ldap 2nd videos . I know the openssl.cnf and how to sign a certicate .I am inported the certicate how to import ca

  3. Hi Rajnesh, This is Gopalakrishnan i am trying to configure Kerberos for Openldap on Suse Linux i got stucked in between i have configured LDAP and Kerberos, created a service principal and exported the same to a keytab file (/etc/krb5.keytab). i have also installed cyrus-sasl-gssapi package when i try to perform ldapsearch -Y GSSAPI -b 'objectclass=*' i am getting this error "GSSAPI Error: Unspecified GSS failure. Minor code may provide more information (Key table entry not found)"

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