To see part 1 of this tutorial, which covers the background and planning stages of an LDAP installation, click here.

Installation and Configuration of OpenLDAP

Now that you have a plan in place for how to design your directory, it’s time to start the installation and configuration.  If you’re using CentOS or any other Red Hat based distribution, you have the yum package manager to assist with the installation.  That’s how I’ll demonstrate the installation.  If you need to compile from source, you’ll have to find more details on OpenLDAP’s website or another tutorial.
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