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Distributing Unique IDs to Users

Novell Cool Solutions: Tip
By David Benjamin

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Posted: 2 Mar 2005


You have users that were created without the uniqueID attribute. You are trying to use a web application requiring LDAP authentication. Some users can authenticate, and some cannot. The users that do not have the uniqueID attribute cannot authenticate.


Here's how you can fix the problem:

  1. Download the uniqueID Mapper script from
  2. Run it on your NetWare server or from any machine with Perl installed. Note: This requires Net::LDAP.

Now all your users have uniqueID's!

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