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I'm trying to configure openldap on CentOS 6.2, I'm just testing openldap on my server at home, so I don't have any DNS server and stuff like that.

I already installed openldap using the following configuration:

Country Name (2 letter code) [XX]:US
State or Province Name (full name) []:Utah
Locality Name (eg, city) [Default City]:Utah
Organization Name (eg, company) [Default Company Ltd]:MyCompany
Organizational Unit Name (eg, section) []:Information Technology
Common Name (eg, your name or your server's hostname) []:localhost.localdomain
Email Address []

and the dc values as:


I already imported all the users and groups from my system to ldap without problems, I have an 'admin' account for openldap called 'Administrador'.

The problem is when I try to login using 'phpLDAPadmin', because every time I want to access with any of my users I received the following message:

Unable to connect to LDAP server My LDAP Server Error: Invalid DN syntax (34) for user Failed to Authenticate to server Invalid Username or Password.

Have you ever try to do something like that? Is there any problem because my domain configuration? (localhost.localdomain)

P.S: I already used the 'search' tool and I found this one, how to configure open ldap to work on localhost

Thank you guys in advance!

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Oh BTW, when I go to phpLDAPadmin on my browser, like I said above I can't using any of my accounts, but I can access to all my ldap details using 'Anonymous'.

that's weird, right?

Thank you in advance!.

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Hi, I am having the exact same problem. Did you figure out why only 'Anonymous' will let you browse the ldap content? – Bjarte Brandt Oct 30 '14 at 22:04

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