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Imrovements to "OpenLDAP SSL/TLS How-To" (ITS#3325)
Full_Name: Stefan Champailler
OS: Debian Sarge
Submission from: (NULL) (188.8.131.52)
I've used your HOW-TO to set-up my LDAP and, although I'm still stick, it
helped greatly. I won't bother you asking for help, but rather make some
- In section 6.2.1, you should explain that one can't have spaces at the end
of lines (my experience is that OL doesn't like them at all). Some editors
put additional spaces without warning.
- In section 4.2, I think that if one is using ONLY its "localhost" to do a
test installation, then the certificate creation must somewhat be changed
(I'm not too sure about that). It'd be nice to tell what to do in case
someone wants to make a "sandbox".
- Explain that if one doesn't install OpenLDAP clients in the standard
directory, then one might have to take care of setting up the appropriate
LDAPCONF environment variable. This is not mandatory (and explained in the
man pages) but, for some reason, I found it very hard to figure...
Hope it helps !
PS: The URL of the howto is