begging for help
mike.rosset at gmail.com
Sat Mar 7 05:58:11 UTC 2009
Ken I have gotten slapd working. But I really suggest using openDS. If
you really need to get slapd working. Do a google for "ubuntu wiki
ldap auth" if you still have problems e-mail me at
Mike.Rosset at gmail.com and we can swap IM addresses.
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On 6-Mar-09, at 12:54 PM, Kenneth Hawkins <kjurkic at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> Howdy all
> Anyone here proficient in LDAP? I have been following a tutorial
> from help.ubuntu.com, but it is wrong somewhere in the syntax, and I
> cannot find the error. When I contacted the person whose name was
> attached to the article, he said that all he had done was some minor
> edit; apparently the last contributor gets listed as author.
> I have done many long jobs in linux over the years (net install
> debian & built web servers from source, VM's back when QEMU was the
> only game, etc) but I have never experienced such a lack of (useful)
> resources for something which is supposed to be the killer app for
> enterprise user management.....I am really getting sick & tired of
> LDAP how-to's/tutorials that NEVER work as described. I have tried
> at least 6 different versions over the last few months, and NOT A
> SINGLE ONE works as the author claims. In a couple of cases, when I
> contacted them directly, I was basically told RTFM or man
> slapd.....is there some level of arrogance that comes with LDAP
> I have a very basic ubuntu 8.04 LTS server, with up-to-date openldap
> from repos. The sole purpose of this server is going to be
> Centralized login, and addressbook.
> Thanks in advance for any pointers, or even a link to an LDAP howto
> that actually works......
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