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Old 08-07-2013, 05:51 AM   #1
seamkai
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Setting up Fedora 14 as an openLdap Server


Hello All

I am new to the Linux world coming from Microsoft AD. I am trying to set up a Fedora 14 Box as an openLdap Server that can authenticate my Windows and Linux clients. Could any one help me with a detailed step by step white paper to achieve the following.

1. Successfully install my openLdap Software
2. Configure my slapd.cong file
3. Setup up SSL/TLS
3. Configure ldap.conf
4. Create my users and groups and OU's
5. Authenticate to my openLdap.

I have a rough idea on some of the steps but i have not got it to work at all.
A detaailed whitepaper would be most appreciated as the help i am getting online is really complicated for a novice.

Many Thanks

Simukai

Last edited by seamkai; 08-17-2013 at 06:08 AM.
 
Old 08-07-2013, 06:24 AM   #2
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Fedora 14 is not supported & has a short time release schedule Centos however has longer support time. You may want longer support for a server.
 
Old 08-09-2013, 01:16 AM   #3
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Hi EDDY!

Hi:seamkai

The Fedora documentation should help-
https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US...ll-server.html

Fedora 19 was just recently released.
http://fedoraproject.org/en/get-fedora-options#desktops

CentOS like EDDY1 said will have longer support.
https://www.centos.org/
http://wiki.centos.org/Download

Hope that helps; Good luck seamkai!
 
Old 08-09-2013, 11:59 AM   #4
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Welcome to LQ!

1. Fedora 14 is dead and Fedora is not really convenient for a server anyway: too changeable and experimental. Get CentOS.

2. There's masses of on-line documentation to tell you how to do things:
http://wiki.centos.org/
http://www.centos.org/docs/5/
http://www.openldap.org/

3. Never put your email address in a post, unless you hobby is collecting spam!
 
Old 08-09-2013, 09:29 PM   #5
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As above, forget Fedora and get latest Centos (6.4).
HOWTO LDAP http://www.server-world.info/en/note?os=CentOS_6&p=ldap
 
  


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