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Re: Problem connecting using TLS

Robert Fitzpatrick <robert@webtent.com> writes:

> TLSCACertificateFile /etc/openldap/cacert.pem
> TLSCertificateFile /etc/openldap/servercrt.pem
> TLSCertificateKeyFile /etc/openldap/serverkey.pem

> I copy the cacert.pem to my RedHat Linux 9 workstation and verify it as
> follows:

> I put 'tls_cert /home/robert/cacert.pem' in my home directory in
> .ldaprc. Trying to connect from the workstation produces the following:
> [robert@columbus robert]$ ldapsearch -x -Z -b
> "dc=hermes,dc=webtent,dc=org" -D
> "cn=Manager,dc=hermes,dc=webtent,dc=org" -W "(ObjectClass=*)" -h
> "hermes.webtent.org"
> ldap_start_tls: Can't contact LDAP server
> Enter LDAP Password:
> ldap_bind: Can't contact LDAP server
> Any ideas why I can't get connected?

You have not created any client certificates, that is, no clientcert.pem
nore a clientkey.pem and not signed this certs. 


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