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Re: Common Address Book


J Michasel Gilks <mike@robres.com.au> writes:

> I have created ldap.pem certificate and included it in the correct
> directory. slapd.conf and ldap.conf files look to be edited correctly
> and I can do all I need to in the way of editing, lookups etc from the
> command line with simple bind.  When I try to connect to the directory
> from Evolution or OpenOffice.org, the connection wizard can see and
> select the base, however no entries appear and I get a message that
> the data source could not be opened.
> This seems to mean I must authenticate against LDAP somewhere, but I
> don't know how and would like to have just anyone connect to this
> directory to look up addresses.  Is it possible to set up the
> directory to do just a simple bind from anyone and therefore allow
> lookups from Evolution?  I have tried this same setup using both
> Redhat 9 and Mandrake 9.1 with the same results.

Here is, what I did.
Create a virtual addressbook manager, 
grant write access to the addressbook subtree
Create a virtual addressbook user
grant read access to the addressbook subtree
Edit addressbook wizzards from evolution and OOo.
You need evolutionPerson.schema to set up entries.


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