For part 3 of this tutorial, which covers the client side configuration for OpenLDAP, click here.
At this point, we’ve planned our directory, installed and configured the server, and configured the client. We’ve tested that the client can communicate with the server. Now we need to put some data in our directory. To do that, we’re going to use the LDAP Data Interchange Format, or LDIF, to create records to insert. I’ll cover the two main ways to add records to the directory, and I’ll also show you how to use scripts provided with OpenLDAP to convert your existing users.