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Simplify LDAP with Fedora's 389 Directory Server

Sep 14, 2010, 16:06 (0 Talkback[s])
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"If you've ever had to deal with LDAP, you know it is not an easy beast to master. In fact, the command line tools for LDAP alone would keep many users from even attempting to learn how to take advantage of this powerful tool. If you look, you'll find several tools that make the job of managing LDAP data easier. One of the best is the 389 Directory Server for Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. 389 is extremely powerful and offers a simple to use GUI for all aspects of user, group, and server management.

"Don't be fooled, just because 389 Directory Server has been created as an enterprise-level tool, doesn't mean that anyone with a smaller organization (or lesser needs) need not apply. 389 Directory Server can aid anyone in the management of their LDAP data — no matter the size. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to master your LDAP data in a few simple steps using the 389 Directory Server."

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