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LDAP on RHL 9

Hanry Zhou
Super Advisor

LDAP on RHL 9

I've RHL 9, and included all of packages.

I need some knowledge on LDAP from bottom to top, ex,

1. how to check if I have LDAP package installed or not? if not where I can download it, and how to install it.

2. how to configure the LDAP envirnment?

3. if I want to have use hpux as a LDAP agent, how can I achieve that.

thanks,
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Stuart Browne
Honored Contributor

Re: LDAP on RHL 9

I have to admit, I don't have much experience using LDAP, but I can answer the first question.

1) rpm -qa "openldap*"

It will list all open LDAP packages installed (you only need the one. don't need the devel etc.).

2) I'd start by reading the documentation that came with it (rpm -qd openldap), which will be a whole swag of stuff in /usr/share/doc/openldap-*/. After that, look for the LDAP-HOWTO on www.tldp.org (something like http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/LDAP-HOWTO/).

3) Umm.. Can't help you with that one.. Sorry.
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Jerome Henry
Honored Contributor

Re: LDAP on RHL 9

There is also Red Hat set up page on ldap, which may contain what you need :

http://www.europe.redhat.com/documentation/rhl9/rhl-rg-en-9/ch-ldap.php3

Try on your HPUX box the commands referenced here, there are good chances that it works the same...

J
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Huc_1
Honored Contributor

Re: LDAP on RHL 9

Found this one to help you !

Found it worth reading.

http://www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=5505

Hope it get you rolling

J-P
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Huc_1
Honored Contributor

Re: LDAP on RHL 9

If you follow the links in the article of my previous entry you will find the following that explains how to install configure and run LDAP
http://www.openldap.org/
or more specificaly
http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin20/install.html

J-P
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Jean-Pierre Denis
Valued Contributor

Re: LDAP on RHL 9

Hi,

At http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/docs.php you will find the best LDAP tutorial I have seen so far... They have 4 articles and papers related the stting up LDAP.

It's based on Mandrake but will work on RedHat.

Thanks,
JP
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