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Re: cn=config example
Howard Chu wrote:
>Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
>> Emmanuel Dreyfus <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>> Thanks for that, but we have to assume some background
>>> Then the amount of
>> Hem, that one was sent too early :-)
>> What is the amount of assumed knowledge? It would be fair to tell
>> are the requirement for reading the doc and where they can be
> From the Project's perspective, I think the basic requirements include:
basic sysadmin skills on your target platform - you need to be proficient
>enough to operate as a superuser/Administrator without obliterating
basic netadmin skills - if you have to deal with IP filters, firewalls,
>strange routing configurations, it's your obligation to be cognizant
security requirements - if you're trying to implement security, you have
>have a clear policy spec that tells you what you're trying to secure,
basic LDAP/X.500 knowledge - you should already know what "DIT"
>stand for, you should know what a schema looks like and what it does.
>should know the syntax and semantics of a search filter, and what all
>standard LDAP Request types are. You should know how an LDAP URL is
>structured, etc. Essentially, at least enough familiarity with everything
>the LDAP RFCs to recognize the terminology.
>Since the Project releases source code only, you should have basic
>with software development tools and procedures - how to use the basic
>the trade - configure, make, cc, etc. For people using a prebuilt distro,
>is probably not a requirement.
The above would be a perfect preamble in the "basic
knowledge" section of the http://www.openldap.org web page! Follow
this with a few high level site links to this kind of information will
most likely eliminate some of the most basic "newbie" questions.
> -- Howard Chu
> Chief Architect, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
> Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
> Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/
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