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Re: successful ldapsearch -- need to turn it into a working slapd configuration for an LDAP proxy

On 8/23/07, Pierangelo Masarati <> wrote:
> DePriest, Jason R. wrote:
> > idassert-bind bindmethod=simple
> >       binddn="cn=LDAP-proxy,ou=Service Accounts,dc=subdomain,dc=domain,dc=com"
> >       credentials="{SHA}Ww4fMMtpcdtvJKh2wyC8t/3gu7E="
> >       mode=self
> >       flags=non-prescriptive
> If you use simple bind, credentials need to go in cleartext.
> p.
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Thanks for the tip.  I made the change and I am still getting the same
basic error.
It does not think there is a successful bind and won't honor my search request.

Also, if there is a really good book I can buy that will help figure
out the intricacies of OpenLDAP, please recommend it.
I understand LDAP and I have managed a couple of different
Directory-type products that are LDAP-based (Windows NT domain,
Microsoft Active Directory, CA eTrust Directory).  This is my first
foray into OpenLDAP and, so far, I don't understand it.  And that's

Thanks again for your patience,


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