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Re: cn=config howto?

Hi Deiter,

Thank you for your reply.

I have managed to get things going with the steps you have provided by I am unable to bind as cn=config.

How do I set the password for cn=config? I tried rootPW but doesn't seem to work.



>"Wai Phang" <sephiroth.rias@gmail.com> writes:

>> Hi there, There is this impressive section on the documentation which
>> explains clearly on the config LDIF structure. However, i cannot find
>> any documentation on how to go about using it. From a fresh install,
>> how do I go about setting up the configuration using cn=config? How
>> do I add new database into cn=config? How do I modify the attributes
>> in cn=config? This is a very good feature but where are the
>> documentation? Can someone pls shed some light. Thank You.

>There is not much documentation yet, except for slapd.conf(5). To set
>up cn=config from a fresh installation, depending on your Version,
>1. add a database config, with rootdn cn=config and rootpw as first
> instance to slapd.conf
>2. create a directory etc/openldap/slapd.d/
>3. run ./slapd -h "ldap:///"; -F /etc/openldap/slapd.d/ -f
> /etc/openldap/slapd.conf

>To add settings or change values, point your preferred ldap editor to
>suffix cn=config and bind as cn=config


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