LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)

This chapter provides introductions and tutorials on OpenLDAP. Topics include introduction to LDAP and OpenLDAP; installing OpenLDAP server and client tools on CentOS systems; configuring OpenLDAP for directory service; accessing and managing directory entries remotely; using LDAP service on iPhone and Thunderbird.

What Is LDAP

What Is OpenLDAP

Install OpenLDAP Server on CentOS

Configure OpenLDAP Server on CentOS

Use OpenLDAP Client Tools

Delete or Modify LDAP Entries

LDIF File Format

Hierarchical Structure of LDAP Entries

Install OpenLDAP Server on CentOS 8

Configure Mozilla Thunderbird to Use LDAP

LDAP Attributes Mapping in Mozilla Thunderbird

Configure Apple iPhone to Use LDAP

Takeaways:

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction to Linux Systems

 Cockpit - Web Portal for Administrator

 Process Management

 Files and Directories

 Users and Groups

 File Systems

 Block Devices and Partitions

 LVM (Logical Volume Manager)

 Installing CentOS

 SELinux - Security-Enhanced Linux

 Network Connection on CentOS

 Internet Networking Tools

 SSH Protocol and ssh/scp Commands

 Software Package Manager on CentOS - DNF and YUM

 vsftpd - Very Secure FTP Daemon

 Postfix - Mail Transport Agent (MTA)

 Dovecot - IMAP and POP3 Server

 Email Client Tools - Mail User Agents (MUA)

LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)

 Administrative Tasks

 References

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