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Re: BASE variable not working
On the suggestion of a list member, the following line in slapd.conf
allowed the clients to omit the server root variable:
Thanks to those that replied.
> At 03:56 PM 4/11/00 -0400, Peter Ekowicki wrote:
> >I have setup OpenLDAP 1.2.9, and am having a problem using the default
> >BASE variable in ldap.conf. I have set the BASE variable in hopes of
> >not having to instruct users to fill in that information in their
> >Netscape/Explorer Preferences.
> Netscape and Microsoft clients use their own SDKs which do not
> read OpenLDAP client configuration files. They likely have
> some sysadmin tools available to easy setup of multiple
> >Everything works fine from these clients
> >with the BASE specified, but the error "No such object" appears if the
> >server root field is left blank. I've also tried to access the database
> >using web2ldap, but again, it only works with the "search root" field
> >filled in as "dc=fairchildsemi, dc=com"
> >There is a NOTES LDAP compliant database at our site that does not
> >require the server root field to be set on the email clients, so
> >proposing OpenLDAP will be tough unless I can find a way to get this to
> >Here is my ldap.conf file:
> ># LDAP Defaults
> ># See ldap.conf(5) for details
> ># This file should be world readable.
> >BASE dc=fairchildsemi, dc=com
> >HOST fmfm23.fairchildsemi.com
> >#HOST ldap.openldap.org ldap-master.openldap.org:666
> >#PORT 389
> >#SIZELIMIT 12
> >#TIMELIMIT 15
> >#DEREF never
> >Any help is much appreciated.
> >Peter Ekowicki
> >Unix Administrator
> >Fairchild Semiconductor
> >ph 207.775.4518