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Re: WAS: RE: [SLUG] Invalid credentials error code 49


This one time, at band camp, O Plameras wrote:
>Philip Greggs wrote:
>>O Plameras <wrote:>
>>
>>  
>>>Server is coded as hostname in the Client.
>>>
>>>1. Regardless as to how the client is configured it has to find the
>>>LDAP Server. There are two ways to do this,
>>>a. If the IP Address is hardcoded at the client side, and in this
>>>    
>>case there is no DNS query or
>>  
>>>b. If HOSTNAME(Not IP Address) is configured at the client side, and
>>>    
>>in this case
>>  
>>>DNS query must take place to find the LDAP Host.
>>>
>>>If you are not getting any DNS query then your LDAP client has IP Address
>>>hardcoded for your LDAP Server.
>>>    
>>
>>Where is this HOSTNAME or IP Address coded in the LDAP client ?
>>  
>
>In Fedora 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 it is in /etc/openldap/ldap.conf.
>
>My ldap.conf
>#cat /etc/openldap/ldap.conf
>HOST ldap.example.com.ex
>BASE dc=example,dc=com,dc=ex
>
>Hope this helps.

Note my email from yesterday asking for the contents of
/etc/openldap/ldap.conf.  However I was still assuming it was connecting to
the local machine using ldap:// because the log messages indicated that was
the case.