step by step guide how to set up an LDAP server (server 2008)

Anybody know a step by step guide how to set up an LDAP server, and use it for having a 'public address book' on a MS Server 2008 platform, NOT Linux?
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Steve BinkCommented:
I believe that would just be "Setting up Active Directory", which is the Windows directory service for domains.  In Server 2008, you do this by adding a role to the server.  See here:

http://windowsserver.trainsignal.com/windows-server-2008-install-active-directory-domain-services
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=518d870c-fa3e-4f6a-97f5-acaf31de6dce
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jwillekeCommented:
I agree, every DC in Active Directory is by default a LDAP server.

As for the address book, there are many and many types.
I suppose, they could be classified within two types:
-  a WEB based address book available from a browser
-  a client based as done within Outlook

Which are you interested in?
-jim
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Chris DentPowerShell DeveloperCommented:

Unless you were after AD Lightweight Directory Services? That will give you a much simpler LDAP directory service.

Chris
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