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Re: Configuring OpenLDAP on Ubuntu 8.10
Parag Kalra wrote:
Just before I was ready to tear my hair out...I have resolved all the
The first issue was that my root base dn was '*dc=nodomain*' and not
'*dc=example,dc=com*'...I don't know why 'phpldapadmin' was showing it
Perhaps because "dc=example,dc=com" may be the default suggestion from
phpldapadmin? Did you ever bother to check phpldapadmin's config file?
I had to upgrade 'phpldapadmin' for it to reflect correct root base
dn. For all Ubuntu users I would recommened to use 'phpldapadmin' from
SFN rather using it from Ubuntu source.
This is a bad advise. Changing the config file is usually more than
The second & new issue that I came across was that while adding
organisational unit I was getting following error:
I soon realised that I was logging in as '*cn=admin,dc=config*'. I
logged out and logged in back as '*cn=admin,dc=nodomain*' and got rid
of all the issues...
I don't even think "dc=config" exists, unless you created it yourself.
You probably mean "cn=config".
If the base DN "dc=nodomain" is not what you need, you can easily run
"dpkg-reconfigure slapd" to override the settings automatically set by
the Ubuntu installation process.
Finally, you should probably spend some time reading an LDAP
introduction, for instance