Booting an LDAP server

These are instructions for installing and booting an Apache LDAP server.

Install ApacheDS and ApacheDirectoryStudio by following the instructions at

Boot ApacheDS. On Linux, the command would be something like the following:

sudo /etc/init.d/apacheds-2.0.0.AM26-default start

Use ApacheDirectoryStudio to generate a sample database of users by following the instructions at

In order to test your installation (see the next section), use ApacheDirectoryStudio to change the password of user Cornelius Buckley to secret.

Related concepts
Setting up Derby to use your LDAP directory service
Guest access to search for DNs
LDAP performance issues
LDAP restrictions
JNDI-specific properties for external directory services