[ale] LDAP Problems (newbie)

Nathan J. Underwood ale1 at cybertechcafe.net
Fri Aug 6 14:37:05 EDT 2004

Well, I'm past that little stumbling block.  On the last entry 
(group.domain.com), the associatedDomain attribute was missing. 

Nathan J. Underwood wrote:

> Ok, I'm fumbling my way through this LDAP / Samba v3 stuff for domain 
> authentication, and I'm just not having a lot of luck.  I have my 
> /etc/openldap/slapd.conf file setup the way that (I believe) I need it 
> (per the Quick Start guide and 
> http://www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=6266), and I'm able to 
> start and query the server.  The article at 
> http://www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=6266 is actually pretty 
> much everything that I want to do, so I got excited when I found it, 
> but it's not working quite like I'd hoped.  I've basically mirrored 
> the slapd.conf file, and created a top.ldif file that's almost 
> identical to the one listed (I've changed foo to my domain name).  
> When I try to use ldapadd to add it to the directory, I get the 
> following error:
> ldap_add: Naming violation (64)
>         additional info: value of naming attribute 'dc' is not present 
> in entry
> I'm going to continue googling (isn't it funny how that's a verb 
> now?), but if any of you have had / overcome the same problem, any 
> pointers would be appreciated.
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