LDAP server on Linux Redhat 6

I need to create an LDAP server Master/Slave configuration (Where, when the client updates, it updates the Master...and viceversa).

I've come across these 3 links:

http://wiki.openiam.com/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=7635198

http://www.server-world.info/en/note?os=CentOS_6&p=ldap
(this link has sublinks, -adding users -creating client -creating TSL)

and...
http://www.unixmen.com/setup-directory-serverldap-in-centos-6-4-rhel-6-4/

I'm thinking I need to follow the last one, since I'm running rhel 6.5. I'm not too familiar with 389. The first two install the standard openldap packages, but the last installs a 389 package

I am not wanting to integrate it (at this time) with active directory. I would just add users manually, to test that the LDAP seemless works across clients.

I'd like a suggestion on what link I should follow, and any experience and/or input you all have with 389.

Thanks for any information/advice
RamblSystems AdminAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Zephyr ICTCloud ArchitectCommented:
Well, it depends on what you will be more comfortable with, there's positives and negatives with all the choices.

389 is actually a product from Redhat, so you'll stay in the same group if you'd go with that, there's plenty of sources on the web that explain on how to install it, choose the one that seems best and go with it ...

Than there's OpenDJ Directory as an alternative as well as ApacheDS which is LDAPv3 compatible among other things ...

I'd go over all of them to see what seems most interesting to you, I've dabbled with OpenLDAP and ApacheDS (I like the latter a lot), I haven't played with 389 Directory yet though...
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
José MéndezCommented:
I have been looking for a good LDAP option myself. The 389 is praised all over, and even has a nice GUI

http://www.linux.com/learn/tutorials/360800-manage-your-ldap-data-with-389-directory-server

I don't like the fact that ApacheDS is Java based, I immediately link that to extra labor setting up the environment properly, am I right?
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Linux

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.