Re: evolution and LDAP
On Fri, 2007-06-15 at 10:38 -0400, Roberto D'Oliveira wrote:
> 2007/6/15, michael <email@example.com>:
> > On Thu, 2007-06-14 at 14:00 -0400, Roberto D'Oliveira wrote:
> > > OK, OpenLDAP allows anonymous connections for reading by default, but
> > > it doesn't allow writes on the tree, you have to specify rights on
> > > slapd.conf (WHO can do WHAT on WHERE). Aditional, you have to think
> > > that maybe isn't a good idea allow to everybody write on your LDAP
> > > tree (Can you imagine the conflicts betwen the users?). Usually, LDAP
> > > is used like a read-only address book (only the administrator is who
> > > have writing rights).
> > >
> > That makes sense. Unfortunately I've never used LDAP before so I've no
> > idea what I need to do. I've played with slapd.conf but haven't got
> > anywhere (and do I need to create an empty LDAP file initially?)...
> > again, ptrs to an idiots' guide would be most welcome
> I found this on google:
> I used this keywords: addressbook ldap howto linux. Maybe you can find
> others things with a little effort.
I should have said in prev email that I had indeed tried searching
(about an hour) - but obviously your terms may have been better ;)
Thanks for looking! (although that links not as quite an "idiots guide"
as I'd liked) I'll see how I get on with it
Also thanks to Owen for other suggested links.
Now to play...