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Old 08-07-2013, 04:51 AM   #1
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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


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Old 08-07-2013, 05:24 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.
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The Fedora documentation should help-

Fedora 19 was just recently released.

CentOS like EDDY1 said will have longer support.

Hope that helps; Good luck seamkai!
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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:

3. Never put your email address in a post, unless you hobby is collecting spam!
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As above, forget Fedora and get latest Centos (6.4).


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