Debian LDAP HOWTO
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Before reading this page you should try looking at the LDAP
Pages on the Debian Wiki
because it is updated more frequently, and by more contributors.
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
As the name suggests LDAP is a protocol not a database. LDAP uses
a backend database which is optimized for reads (such as the SleepyCat Berkeley DB Database) to
hold the tree it presents. The distinction is generally not that
important and this document may refer to LDAP as if it were the
database and protocol both.
English LDAP Documentation
Populating the Server(s)
||Useful for a fresh install as well as migrating an existing server.
||Example LDAP entries that may be created by
migrationtools. Useful to see what the tools do, as
well as providing insight into what is necessary to populate the
server by hand rather than using