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working on ldap setup, now 'admin' login broken

asked 2015-05-04 16:33:04 -0500

chucknp gravatar image

updated 2015-05-05 13:12:33 -0500

Working on External authentication (LDAP) setup for Puppet Master, now the 'admin' signin doesn't work. Getting error: "Something unexpected occurred: {"msg":"We found multiple entries with the same lookup value in your directory service.","kind":"puppetlabs.rbac.ldap/non-unique-lookup-attr"}" From the cmdline log: "Found more than one match for attribute cn using value admin." I think I understand what's happening, but need to get into the gui as admin to work. Is there something I can do from the commandline?

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answered 2015-05-05 13:24:07 -0500

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updated 2015-05-05 13:25:41 -0500

Answering my own question - was locked out of GUI (admin account) after changing LDAP external directory settings. Was able to get back in by setting a bogus LDAP parameter in /etc/puppetlabs/puppet/puppet.conf. Added this line to the puppet.conf file:

ldapuser = abc

You can edit puppet.conf manually or run this command:

puppet config set ldapuser abc

This made the LDAP access invalid and was able to get back into the GUI (after bouncing Puppet).

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