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  OpenLDAP Proxy -- Tricks and tips

Just like other software configuration, there would be issues encountered during the OpenLDAP proxy setup process. In this post, we would try to summarize some of the tricks and tips for OpenLDAP proxy setup. OpenLDAP Version We would always recommend that you install the latest version of the OpenLDAP because they contain the latest features, bug fixes and security patches. You should always refer to the latest release notes for new changes. In case you have used an earlier version of Open...

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  OpenLDAP Proxy -- Installation and configuration

After understanding what the configuration would be for an OpenLDAP proxy, it's time to explain the installation of OpenLDAP proxy and how to make it run. In this post, we will cover how to install OpenLDAP proxy both locally and using docker. Local installation The installation is quite easy, there are a few packages to be installed including the ldap server, ldap client and some utilities. Below steps are for CentOS, the instructions for other platforms should be similar with minor differ...

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  OpenLDAP Proxy -- slapd.conf

In the introductory post of OpenLDAP proxy, we mentioned that slapd.conf is the configuration file which tells the slapd service what to do.  Apart from this, there is a dynamic way of configuring slapd where the configurations are stored in LDIF database. In the future, LDIF database will be the one for configuring slapd, the old style of slapd.conf is deprecated. The slapd.conf can be converted to LDIF style using the slapdtest command. slapdtest -f /etc/ldap/slapd.conf -F /etc...

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  OpenLDAP Proxy -- Introduction

OpenLDAP is an open source project which is intended to provide some commercial-grade, fully featured applications and development tools based on the well known Light-weight Directory Access Protocol(LDAP). Hence corporations which want to manage their user and group information can freely use these tools.  OpenLDAP provides ldap servers, ldap clients and corresponding tools to work on LDAP. The LDAP server is called slapd(Stand-alone LDAP  daemon). And it would serve as the server whi...

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  You should publish your contributions of Open Source, even it’s not required

Although many Open Source projects don’t require you publish the modifications of them, I still propose you should make the changes open. The reasons are as following: (1) For other people: the out-of-box Open Source projects save your time and money, and you get benefit from them. You should not only take, but also need to give! Only if everyone shares his code, document, or whatever related, the Open Source projects can grow up healthy. (2) For yourself: You release your code can actuall...

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  Image lazy loading plugins on Github

Image lazy loading is a concept where images are getting loaded only when needed. It has been adopted in many web applications to reduce usage of bandwidth. When a web page is loaded in a web browser, not all the page elements would be visible in the view port, hence those resources(images, videos etc) don't need to be loaded.  Currently there are quite a few open source plugins on Github which can help achieve image lazy loading. Today we will introduce a few of them. Echo.js Echo.js is a ...

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  HTML Site vs. WordPress Theme: Which one is better?

Are you looking for a perfect platform to set up your website? Then, there might be a close competition between the simple HTML and the WordPress platform. In this blog post, we will try to explore some points that will help you in making the right decision. Let us overview at some advantages grasped by HTML and WordPress. 1. Security of a website It has been discovered that the website running on WordPress is more vulnerable to security threats and hackers. As we know, WordPress is open source...

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  How ScrollerJS works

ScrollerJS is a light weight number scroller module to be embedded in web apps. It provides fancy number scrolling animations. ScrollerJS supports both CSS transition and DOM animation to handle the animation needed. If CSS transition is supported in a browser, CSS transition will be the preferred option for animation. If in old browsers where CSS transition is not supported. DOM animation will be chosen automatically. How does the number scrolling actually work? To transition a number from 0 to...

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