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Re: getting very frustrated with lack of success
You need to search harder
On Tuesday 19 March 2002 11:37, Leila Lappin wrote:
> Perhaps, you could give setup instruction (step by step ) for setting up
> Redhat 7.2 which is the latest version of the popular Linux operating
> system. I have used the documentation on your site for openLDAP and it is
> the most useful I've found on any site so far. I wish you had the same for
> setting up Redhat 7.2 Linux. I went to Redhat site and couldn't find a
> single piece of information to help me get my setup going!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Adam Williams" <email@example.com>
> To: "ivan" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: <openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org>
> Sent: Monday, March 18, 2002 6:31 PM
> Subject: Re: getting very frustrated with lack of success
> > >Agree.
> > >I had the same problems and I an not a complete stranger to
> > >Unix/Linux.
> > >There should be a collective effort to make documenting
> > >OpenLDAP for the end users. It is a great technology and it is needed by
> > >the open source community.
> > I am trying to create a decent OpenLDAP document with my LDAP
> > presentation (ftp://kalamazoolinux.org/pub/pdf/ldapv3.pdf). If you can
> > think of something I should cover or some point to elaborate on I'm more
> > than happy to hear it.
> > >>I have been silently suffering through what has turned into an ordeal
> > >>with trying to set up a simply configured, very basic ldap server. I
> > >>have followed the directions in the HOWTO, the Quickstart Guide, and a
> > >>quasi-HOWTO to this mailing list (From: "Simon
> > >>Ritchie"<Simon.Ritchie@net.ntl.com>, Date: Wed, 4 Oct 2000 16:00:53
> > >>+0100) paying particular attention to the provided slapd.conf configs
> > >> on several different occasions. In fact, I am copying the config
> > >> files EXACTLY from these documents. Each time, I am running into the
> > >> same problem: "ldap_add: Operations error". This leads me to believe
> > >> that either my ldap install/database is broken, or I'm asking the ldap
> > >> server to do something the wrong way (my ldif file is syntactically
> > >> incorrect, or my ldapadd command is syntactically wrong, or
> > >> something).
> > >>It's very frustrating. I have searched through the mailing list
> > >>archives, but found nothing that has helped me get around the issue.
> > >>Nothing in the documents I have read helps either. I have never found
> > >>any sort of troubleshooting guide, either. So ...
> > >>Here are the details of my setup: RedHat 7.2, installed openldap from
> > >>RPM packages (version 2.0.22 from open-it.org). I have attached my
> > >>slapd.conf and init.ldif.