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Re: linux and ldap newbie

On Wed, 10 May 2000 keith@americashomeplace.com wrote:

> Date: Wed, 10 May 2000 08:36:48 -0400
> From: keith@americashomeplace.com
> To: openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> Subject: linux and ldap newbie
> I am an MCSE who is a newbie to linux. Trying to setup an LDAP server with
> Redhat 6.1
> Here is my situation and any help is appreciated.
> Have gotten to step 2.3 on
> http://www.linux.org/help/ldp/howto/LDAP-HOWTO-2.html (where you run the
> configure script) and It does not autoconfigure anything (I don't think its
> supposed to but not sure).

If you install openldap that comes with RH6.1 you can basically skip
ahead to actualy custumize the slapd.conf file and populate the directory
from an ldif file.

This would give you expirience with the package, and once you have that
you might consider building your own from the latest sources.