I am very new to OpenLDAP and I am trying to put a Linux box authenticating trough OpenLDAP instead of using the standard password file.
For this use I followed the tutorial you can find at http://ldots.org/ldap/ but it seems this howto is out of date. The first problem I ran into was when trying to insert a new user in LDIF format, I corrected the first error I got and now this is the file I have
When I try to run ldapadd I get the following error:
adding new entry "uid=branc0,ou=People,dc=example,dc=com"
ldap_add: Invalid syntax (21)
additional info: objectclass: value #1 invalid per syntax
I am not sure what the problem is, although I’m pretty sure it is between the chair and the keyboard. Maybe someone on the list can direct me to a more up-to-date tutorial on setting up authentication with LDAP ?
OpenLDAP version is 2.4.7