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Re: openldap woes -- linux
What is the exact syntax of your 'ldapadd' command? Are you typing it as
shown below, or are you replacing the examples with your data? Are you
removing the "<" and ">" characters?
Also, what password are you trying to use? I believe the default is
ldapadd -D "cn=Manager, dc=amazon, dc=com" -W < myldif.ldif
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dominik Kubla" <email@example.com>
To: "Patrick Larkin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 31, 2000 7:36 AM
Subject: 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
> > 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
> Networking Group, Hospital of Johannes Gutenberg-University
> Obere Zahlbacher Straße 69, 55101 Mainz, Germany
> Tel: +49 (0)6131 17-2482 FAX: +49 (0)6131 17-5521