How To Install OpenLDAP Server for Centralized Authentication

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3 Responses

  1. not necessary says:

    So many missing parts…
    I’ve trusted you and you failed me.
    ldapadd command not found
    ldapadd: incompatible with previous authentication choice

  2. says:

    In step 11 I had to remove -Y EXTERNAL to not get this error:

    ldapadd: incompatible with previous authentication choice

    This did work:

    # ldapadd -x -D cn=Manager,dc=example,dc=com -W -f baseldapdomain.ldif

    Thank you for the many times you helped me out already!

    • emy says:

      In step 10, when I run the command ldapmodify -Y EXTERNAL -H ldapi:/// -f ldapdomain.ldif, I had this error : (ldap_modify : Invalid DN syntax(34) additional info: invalid DN).

      Help me please..

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