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Re: Configuring OpenLDAP on Ubuntu 9.10.Need help!

On Tuesday, 30 March 2010 13:13:47 Matt Kassawara wrote:
> Starting with Ubuntu Karmic (9.10), the slapd package changed from
> creating a typical LDAP administrator account (i.e., username and
> password) to using LDAPI and SASL EXTERNAL which automatically provides
> LDAP administrator access via the system root account.  As root, run
> your LDAP utilities with "-Y external -H "ldapi:///" instead of "-x",
> "-D", and "-W" where appropriate.  For example, to search your LDAP
> directory:
> ldapsearch -Y external -H "ldapi:///" -b dc=domain,dc=com

or stick the following in root's ~/.ldaprc:

URI ldapi:///