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Re: openldap woes -- linux

On Tue, May 30, 2000 at 04:59:05PM -0400, Patrick Larkin wrote:
> Tried to go through the Quickstart guide.
> When I try to add initial entry,
> ldapadd -D "cn=Manager, dc=<MY-DOMAIN>, dc=<COM>" -W < myldif.ldif
> it prompts me for a password and then:
> ldap_bind: Can't contact LDAP server
> The previous step, I started slapd so I'm not sure what the problem is...
> Any help out there?  LinuxPPC, BTW.

Check if the entry in /etc/openldap/ldap.conf (or where ever you have it)
really points to your server...  Some Linux dists (like Debian) silently
install a default ldap.conf pointing to ldap.openldap.org or some other
random ldap server...

Dominik Kubla
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