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Ubuntu Unleashed 2013 Edition: Covering 12.10 and 13.04, Eighth Edition by Matthew Helmke

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Creating Your Schema

Start by loading some premade schema files. This makes configuration faster and easier by preloading some settings. If you are building an enterprise server, read the official OpenLDAP documentation and start from scratch so that you know precisely what everything on your server is doing and why. For the example, load these three files into the directory using these commands:

matthew@seymour:~$ sudo ldapadd -Y EXTERNAL -H ldapi:/// -f /etc/ldap/schema/cosine.ldifmatthew@seymour:~$ sudo ldapadd -Y EXTERNAL -H ldapi:/// -f /etc/ldap/schema/nis.ldifmatthew@seymour:~$ sudo ldapadd -Y EXTERNAL -H ldapi:/// -f /etc/ldap/schema/inetorgperson.ldif

Next, create a file called backend.matthewhelmke.com.ldif with these contents:

# Load ...

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