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Re: BINDDN in ldap.conf

On Sun, 2004-08-22 at 12:46, Artur Kokoszka wrote:
> Hello list
> When I  use a command:
> ldapsearch -x '(objectclass=*)' -W -D "cn=admin, dc=example, dc=com"
> all works good.
> But when I add BINDDN into the /etc/ldap/ldap.conf file, and try to use:
> ldapsearch -x '(objectclass=*)' -W
> I've got an error:
> ldap_bind: Invalid credentials (49)
> I use debian sarge with standard ldap/slapd packege (v2.1).
> My /etc/ldap/ldap.conf file contains:
> BASE    dc=example,dc=com                        #works good
> URI     ldap://localhost/                                   #works good
> BINDDN  cn=admin,dc=example,dc=com     #does not work
> Why default dn bind specified in /etc/ldap/ldap.conf does not work ?
before someone says that this isn't an openldap question (which it

I think that you need bindpw value in this file which is the passwd for
the binddn and thus sent by the client.