[plug] setting up LDAP for the first time

Evert van Dijk evert at silver-sword.net
Sun Mar 15 19:06:52 WST 2009

Thanks Arie, 

I will definitely look at those resources, I downloaded and printed one of the tutorials from IBM but it was not from their redbooks site. 

Enjoy and thanks for the quick reply


----- Original Message -----
From: "Arie Hol" <arie99 at ozemail.com.au>
To: plug at plug.org.au
Sent: Sunday, 15 March, 2009 7:56:22 PM GMT +08:00 Perth
Subject: Re: [plug] setting up LDAP for the first time

On 15 Mar 2009 at 18:34, Evert van Dijk wrote:

> Does anyone have any suggestions for a tutorial or a how to for setting up LDAP or Openldap for the first time. 
> I have managed to install Openldap using webmin, but it does not allow for creating OU (Organisational Units) unless I am using it wrong. I have the Tree (root) and I have been able to remotely connect with a LDAP browser but I have not created users or resources yet. 
> I will be using it to authenticate Samba and mail users (either Zimbra or Open-exchange or some other groupware). and to have security groups for authenticating access to folders and printers. 
> Using CentOS 5.2 
> I am currently in the test/evaluation stage and using virtual machines (Xen) so I don't mind blowing the whole thing away and starting from scratch if required. 
> Thanks in advance 

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