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Re: Building an LDAP database "for dummies"

At 03:50 AM 6/30/2004, Jonathan Coles wrote:
>Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:
>>At 08:19 PM 6/29/2004, Jonathan Coles wrote:
>>>In trying to learn how to create an LDAP database, my head is spinning with all the verbiage about trees, DN, CN, DC, slapd.conf, ldap.conf and so on. Is there a simple working example with an LDIF file, slapd.conf, and ldap.conf file that could get me started?    
>>Like in the Quick Start Guide... otherwise in the Admin Guide.
>>But if your spinning about basics of LDAP... you best off
>>reading up on LDAP first.
>The Quick Start Guide is part of the Admin Guide.

Yes.  The Quick Start Guide provides one example.  Try it.
Build on it.

>Its configuration file example begins with replication directives, relica uri and bindmethods.

The Quick Start Guide doesn't.  It's a very simple example,
one which everyone should start with.

>That's jumping into the deep end of the pool. I need to start with a simple database with no replication, not even any security. One issue at a time, please.

Go back to the Quick Start Guide.

>I tried to simplify the example but could never get past the "No such object" error.

Go back to it and figure out why that happen.