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Re: ldap on F8



On Sun, 2008-01-06 at 14:54 +1100, David Timms wrote:
> Amadeus W.M. wrote:
> > On Sat, 05 Jan 2008 20:37:26 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> ...
> > I've installed openldap, and I'm reading the instructions from RH. It 
> > says I have to edit /etc/openldap/slapd.conf:
> > 
> > suffix     "dc=your-domain,dc=com"
> > 
> > Now I want this for my lan only. I don't have a fully qualified domain 
> > name. What do I use? Can I use localhost localdomain? I don't suppose I 
> > can use verizon.net, can I?
> 
> That suffix is always attached to the ldap base from the point of view 
> of the client - ie the client needs to use the same as that is defined 
> in the server. It does not have to be public, nor to be available by 
> internal lookups.
> It seems people tend to make up a name like:
> dc=my_company,dc=com,dc=country
----
no...

dc=my_domain,dc=my_tld
or
o=my_company,c=my_country

examples...
dc=azapple,dc=com
o=AzApple,c=US

Craig


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