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ldappasswd and “ldap_sasl_interactive_bind_s: Invalid credentials (49)” error message

Some context might be useful. We have an openldap instance to manage users. We also have phpLDAPadmin, but that’s not the point. The point is that I want to add/edit an user from command line. Adding a user it not a problem. However, changing the password was a little bit more problematic. I also tried with: … Continue reading ldappasswd and “ldap_sasl_interactive_bind_s: Invalid credentials (49)” error message

Enable LDAP authentication in Apache

Assuming you have a LDAP server somewhere and you don’t want to authenticate users via htpasswd file anymore… I mean, having all your users in one place is a good thing – it’s debatable, but in general is a good thing, right? Now, the technical part… My LDAP structure is like this: – groups: cn=group,ou=groups,dc=example,dc=com … Continue reading Enable LDAP authentication in Apache

How to enable syntax highlighting in less

I wanted to have syntax highlighting for a php file I was debugging. Source-highlight given a source file, produces a document with syntax highlighting. These are the output formats already supported: HTML XHTML LATEX MediaWiki (new) ODF (new) TEXINFO ANSI color escape sequences (you can use this feature with less) DocBook These are the input … Continue reading How to enable syntax highlighting in less

Prozilla – Linux Download Accelerator

Prozilla Download Accelerator is a multi-threaded download accelerator for Linux which supports both HTTP and FTP protocols and because it makes multiple connections to the server and downloads the file in portions, thus giving a much better speed rate than the conventional download programs which use a single connection, increases download speeds with up to … Continue reading Prozilla – Linux Download Accelerator

Migrate from SVN to GIT – step by step tutorial

Lately I faced a new challenge. To fully migrate our SVN environment to GIT. After reading a little bit on internet I come up with this plan: Deploy a GIT server Create a new bare repository Make a SVN Clone on a different machine Push it on GIT server Assumptions: SVN Repository: https://192.168.0.5/svn/documentation GIT Server: 192.168.0.22 … Continue reading Migrate from SVN to GIT – step by step tutorial

How to install the same debian packages on another system

The approach is simple: generate a list of installed packages on Debian-based systems and install this list of packages on the new box. This approach is useful when you want to install the same packages on another fresh OS install for example. 1. To export the list of installed packages, proceed as follows: The file … Continue reading How to install the same debian packages on another system