freakalad at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Jun 28 10:01:29 NZST 2013
Jethro did a really good preso a while back:
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:
> 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?
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