Building an LDAP Server on Linux, Part 2 - Page 2

 By Carla Schroder | Posted Oct 20, 2003
Page 2 of 4   |  Back to Page 1
Print Article


EUC with HCI: Why It Matters

Here there be README, INSTALL, LICENSE, ANNOUNCEMENT, and COPYRIGHT documents. Take the time to read these, as they contain important information. To take quick a look at compile-time options, type:

root@windbag:/usr/src# ./configure --help

This is interesting reading, with the defaults clearly marked and the options self-explanatory. For now let's just stick with the defaults. Do the magic three commands:

# ./configure
# make depend
# make

Lots of things happen after each one; relax and wait. When it's all done, run the handy built-in test script to verify all is well:

# make test

If there are errors, I fear I must abandon you at this point, and refer you to OpenLDAP.org (See Resources). If all is well, the final step is to actually install the newly-created binaries and man pages. From the root of the OpenLDAP directory, run:

# make install

And you're done. Pay attention to the output of 'make install'; it contains a lot of useful information. Direct it to a file for leisurely perusal:

# make install | tee openldap-install.txt

Page 3: Configuring slapd.conf

Comment and Contribute
(Maximum characters: 1200). You have
characters left.
Get the Latest Scoop with Enterprise Networking Planet Newsletter

By submitting your information, you agree that enterprisenetworkingplanet.com may send you ENTERPRISENetworkingPLANET offers via email, phone and text message, as well as email offers about other products and services that ENTERPRISENetworkingPLANET believes may be of interest to you. ENTERPRISENetworkingPLANET will process your information in accordance with the Quinstreet Privacy Policy.