In the following sections, we will see the steps involved in installing 389-ds.
When installing OpenLDAP or 389-DS, it is imperative that you can resolve the hostname of the system on which you install the directory. My system is named
ldap1.tup.com, and I have a local DNS record for this but it can also be maintained by an entry in the local
/etc/hosts file on the host system. I can verify the name is correct by using the
host command or something similar:
$ host ldap1.tup.com
You should see the IP address being returned. You can see the result of this command when executed on my system in the following screenshot:
The default timeout of TCP connections is 120 minutes. We ...