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Re: Newbie OpenLDAP woes


Kristen  Walker <kwalker@sbceo.org> writes:

> Hi everyone,
> I am new to OpenLDAP and this list.  I joined because I am trying to set up
> an OpenLDAP server so that Moodle and ELGG can authenticate users from the
> LDAP server.  It is a little more difficult than I thought it would be, and
> I am running into some frustrating problems that I don't understand.  I am
> hoping someone here might be able to help.
> I am using Ubuntu and using the book Mastering OpenLDAP as my guide.
> I have the server set up, edited config files and installed phpldapadmin to
> make things a little easier for me.  I added my first entries but do not see
> them when I do a search, and nothing appears under my base in phpldapadmin
> (see attached screen shot).  I don't get any complaints when I add the
> entries from my .ldif file, so I just don't understand why they don't seem
> to end up in my directory.
> If I do this command, sudo slapcat -a '(uid=barbara)' , the result is:
> dn:
> ou: Users
> uid: barbara
> sn: Jensen

This entry has an empty DN, thus is not stored in the database defined
by the suffix parameter in slapd.conf

create propper entries as described in the OpenLDAP docs


Dieter Klünter | Systemberatung