[NZLUG] LDAP

Jaco freakalad at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Jun 28 10:01:29 NZST 2013


Jethro did a really good preso a while back: 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W67LcI5nS9Y

On 13/6/27 1:22 , Nevyn wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I'm having a go at installing LDAP for a VM environment and am really 
> struggling. My first thoughts, because I really don't want to have to 
> get too far into LDAP, was to install a web based front end. So I 
> found GOsa and am trying to configured it. I then get to a screen that 
> tells me:
>
> The specified user 'cn=admin,dc=example,dc=org' does not have full 
> access to your LDAP database.
>
> I then check this page: 
> https://help.ubuntu.com/12.10/serverguide/openldap-server.html
>
> which tells me "there is no administrative account created for the 
> slapd-config database and you will therefore need to authenticate 
> externally to LDAP in order to access it. We will see how to do this 
> later on."
>
> A further search brings up this:
> "As previously mentioned, there is no administrative account created 
> for the slapd-config database. There is, however, a SASL identity that 
> is granted full access to it. It represents the localhost's superuser 
> (root/sudo). "
>
> A little further down - just when you think they're going to show you 
> how to add an administrative account.... via the SASL identity.... no 
> such luck.
>
> I haven't been able to find any really clear, step by step, all in one 
> place instructions for getting this done. Given that it's just a VM 
> environment, I don't really care about security at all.
>
> Am I going about this the right way? How does one go about setting up 
> something that's really simple for a layman like myself to configure 
> just for the purposes of testing?
>
> Regards,
> Nevyn
> http://nevsramblings.blogspot.com/
>
>
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