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ldapadd command

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I am on Red Hat 6.x

I have ldap running on my system, as follows:

[root@mmclnt1 openldap]# yum install openldap-servers
...
Package openldap-servers-2.4.23-34.el6_5.1.x86_64 already installed and latest version
Nothing to do

[root@mmclnt1 openldap]# service slapd start
Starting slapd: ln: creating hard link `/var/run/slapd.pid': File exists

[root@mmclnt1 openldap]# chkconfig slapd on
[root@mmclnt1 openldap]#

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I also checked the following:

[root@mmclnt1 openldap]# chkconfig --list
...
slapd           0:off   1:off   2:on    3:on    4:on    5:on    6:off
...

[root@mmclnt1 openldap]# yum search ldap
Loaded plugins: product-id, rhnplugin, security, 
============================== N/S Matched: ldap ===============================
apr-util-ldap.x86_64 : APR utility library LDAP support
bind-dyndb-ldap.x86_64 : LDAP back-end plug-in for BIND
compat-openldap.i686 : OpenLDAP compatibility shared libraries.
compat-openldap.x86_64 : OpenLDAP compatibility shared libraries.
krb5-server-ldap.i686 : The LDAP storage plugin for the Kerberos 5 KDC
krb5-server-ldap.x86_64 : The LDAP storage plugin for the Kerberos 5 KDC
ldapjdk.x86_64 : The Mozilla LDAP Java SDK
mod_authz_ldap.x86_64 : LDAP authorization module for the Apache HTTP Server
openldap.i686 : LDAP support libraries
openldap.x86_64 : LDAP support libraries
openldap-clients.x86_64 : LDAP client utilities
openldap-devel.i686 : LDAP development libraries and header files
openldap-devel.x86_64 : LDAP development libraries and header files
openldap-servers.x86_64 : LDAP server
pam_ldap.i686 : PAM module for LDAP
pam_ldap.x86_64 : PAM module for LDAP
perl-LDAP.noarch : LDAP Perl module
perl-Mozilla-LDAP.x86_64 : LDAP Perl module that wraps the OpenLDAP C SDK
php-ldap.x86_64 : A module for PHP applications that use LDAP
python-ldap.x86_64 : An object-oriented API to access LDAP directory servers
libldb.i686 : A schema-less, ldap like, API and database
libldb.x86_64 : A schema-less, ldap like, API and database
migrationtools.noarch : Migration scripts for LDAP
nss-pam-ldapd.i686 : An nsswitch module which uses directory servers
nss-pam-ldapd.x86_64 : An nsswitch module which uses directory servers

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So now I want to run the ldapadd command, however, the system can not the command:

[root@mmclnt1 openldap]# ldapadd
-bash: ldapadd: command not found
[root@mmclnt1 openldap]#

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How can I diagnose or resolve the problem ?

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Question by:Anthony Lucia
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by:Anthony Lucia
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By the way, I also did the following:

[root@mmclnt1 openldap]# ps -ef | grep slapd
ldap     23608     1  0 10:38 ?        00:00:00 /usr/sbin/slapd -h  ldap:/// ldapi:/// -u ldap
root     23856 20519  0 11:49 pts/2    00:00:00 grep slapd

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Radek Baranowski earned 500 total points
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you probably have only server installed, no client utilities.

you did only yum search, not installation:

yum search ldap

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try to install all packages:

yum install *openldap* -y

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and if you are sure your slapd process is fully configured an running fine, then  you should be able to use ldap commands after that.

please let me know if that helped (installing other openldap packages)
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by:Anthony Lucia
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Yes, the following command fixed the issue

yum install *openldap* -y

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Thank you
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by:Radek Baranowski
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nice one, happy to help!
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