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I'm new to Fedora Directory Server and tried to install fedora-ds-1.0.4-1.FC6.i386.opt.rpm on my RedHat Linux machine.

During the setup, I selected 'Typical' install mode and encountered the following error:

[slapd-localhost]: starting up server ...
[slapd-localhost]:         Fedora-Directory/1.0.4 B2006.312.1539
[slapd-localhost]:         localhost.localdomain:389 (/opt/fedora-ds/slapd-localhost)
[slapd-localhost]: 
[slapd-localhost]: [27/Jan/2012:16:52:16 +0800] - Fedora-Directory/1.0.4 B2006.312.1539 starting up
[slapd-localhost]: [27/Jan/2012:16:52:17 +0800] - slapd started.  Listening on All Interfaces port 389 for LDAP requests
Your new directory server has been started.
Created new Directory Server
Start Slapd Starting Slapd server configuration.
Fatal Slapd ERROR: Ldap authentication failed for url ldap://localhost.localdomain:389/o=NetscapeRoot user id admin (151:Unknown error.)
Fatal Slapd Did not add Directory Server information to Configuration Server.
Configuring Administration Server...
Setting up Administration Server Instance...
ERROR: Administration Server configuration failed.

You can now use the console.  Here is the command to use to start the console:
cd /opt/fedora-ds
./startconsole -u admin -a http://localhost.localdomain:8506/

INFO Finished with setup, logfile is setup/setup.log

Can anyone help?

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Fedora Directory Server does not exist any more.

It has been renamed 389 Directory Server and the latest version is 1.2.9 which you can grab from their website here

As their site says about FDS

These releases are very old, and provided for historical purposes only.

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The problem is my Linux machine is not connected to internet :( –  tanlccc Jan 27 '12 at 12:34
    
Well either connect it to the web or download the relevant rpms to another machine, move them over and install from those. –  thanosk Jan 28 '12 at 9:00
    
Do you have the link to the RPMs of 389 Directory Server? –  tanlccc Jan 30 '12 at 3:17
    
here is the Epel mirror list mirrors.fedoraproject.org/publiclist/EPEL –  thanosk Jan 30 '12 at 7:02

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