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Re: openldap question

> I installed Berkely LDBM (3.2) from sleepycat and installed it in the
> /usr/local/BerkeleyDB.3.2 but the openldap doesn't seem to find it.

there is a faq about exactly this:


basically you need to set some environment variables before you run

> Do I have to provide the location through some command line option of
> configure and if so what is the command line option.

this should do what you want.

export CPPFLAGS="-I/usr/local/BerkeleyDB.3.2/include"
export LDFLAGS="-L/usr/local/BerkeleyDB.3.2/lib"

./configure --prefix=/usr/local  --whatever-else-you-need

> Since I am a newbie to openldap, I have the following questions:
> 1. Is it possible to run openldap without ldbm as the back end?

i don't know if it's possible, but you wouldn't want to.  the reason that
an ldap server can answer so many queries so quickly comes from using some
form of hashed lookup.

> 2. Is there any free NT port for OpenLDAP which I would be able to
> just install without any compiling?


> 3. What commercial products do you recommend for LDAP server?

this is off topic, but really the only other directory server out there
that i've heard  much about is the netscape/iplanet directory server.