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Re: Using OpenLDAP 2.0.7 for authentication
let me know if you get your question answered. i'm at the point that i have
openldap 2.0.7 on rh 7 installed and i've got users added. but i want to
implement a user database / address book. and someday i'd like it to
authenticate against kerberos.. and eventually to integrate ldap with samba
so nt users can be authenticated against ldap...
but anyways right now i just want the addressbook to work in outlook express
but i'm not quite sure what fields i need...
when i search in outlook express it cannot find any users but they are
oh how would i create a subtree from my dc=dino,dc=com ??? where i could add
also what indexes are you using? how do you have your structure setup? i.e.
attributes that are used for each user...
could you send me a copy of your ldap.conf file i'd like to look at your
if you could answer some of these questions would be helpful.
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Humphrey" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2001 1:55 PM
Subject: Using OpenLDAP 2.0.7 for authentication
> Let me begin by saying that OpenLDAP 2.0.7 is a great piece of software.
> Here are some facts about my installation: OS = Red Hat 7.0, OpenLDAP
> version = 2.0.7 (tar ball, not RPM), Compile options = Defaults
> (./configure, make, make install).
> My intentions for LDAP is to utilize it for authenticating services as
> as a user directory. I want to use Kerberos as the encryption scheme.
> having trouble adding groups. Each time I attempt to create an LDIF import
> file contaning group objects I get error messages. How do you create
> groups? I've been successful is creating Organizations, Organizational
> Units, and Users (the Person OjbectClass). Also, how do I assign users
> Person objectclass) passwords? My experience with LDAP thus far has been
> limited to Novell's NDS and MS's Active Directory. Any advise would be
> appreciated. I'm sorry if these questions are elementary, but I've had a
> hard time finding a good OpenLDAP users manual (any recommendations would
> John Humphrey
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