[CentOS] stupid Centos-DS questions

Alan McKay alan.mckay at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 17:31:46 UTC 2009


This is the sort of thing that leaves me baffled :

http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/dir-server/8.1/admin/Creating_Directory_Entries.html

It tells me the following, but does not really provide a context for
me as to why I'd want to do this or how this would relate to the
real-world problem I am trying to solve.   I think I'm going to have
to pick up a copy of the LDAP book someone mentioned a while back in
another of my threads.

3.1.1. Creating a Root Entry
Each time a new database is created, it is associated with the suffix
that will be stored in the database. The directory entry representing
that suffix is not automatically created.
To create a root entry for a database:


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