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Re: New To LDAP and to List
>I have been reading about LDAP lately and want to try and build a server
>using it with FreeBSD4.6. I have no DB skills so the concepts of how they
>interact is confusing to me. Does anyone have a site that will help the
There really isn't much that is terribly platform specific.
>simple to gain a foothold on how to build an LDAP server. Also, there are,
>AFAIK, a few different choices for security i.e. kerberos,ssl,certificates.
Depends upon what you use at the rest of your installation. Kerberos is
an *authentication* protocol. SSL is a "protocol" for encrypting
communication between hosts. You probably want SSL, but if don't
already have a KDC then Kerberos isn't for you.
>Which would be easiest to use with my first attempt at building this server?
>I have already read a few good sites and have bookmarked them, but I have
>had trouble finding FreeBSD specific setups that do not require a phd to
>understand, as I said earlier, this is my first attempt to build an LDAP
If the packages (openldap, db3, openssl) are available the fact you are
using BSD really shouldn't matter.