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Re: Installtion Help

At 08:31 PM 4/12/99 +0530, Srikant Sreenivasan wrote:
>I have downloaded the latest OpenLDAP 1.2.1 software and tried to
>install it as per
>the instructions in the INSTALL file. My platform is RedHat Linux 5.2.
>But after I compile, do a make install and create the ldif file etc as
>per the instructions,
>when I try a ldapsearch I do not get any output.

You are likely not specifying a base dn.  Try using the -b option.

>The installation instructions say that I have to edit the
>include/ldapconfig.h.edit file
>and set the DEFAULT_BASE and LDAPHOST parameters accordingly.

You must be reading a very old install document...

See ldap.conf(5) for information on how to set the default
base and host.