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Install OpenLDAP and LDAP Account Manager on debian


LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) is a network protocol that enables to query user directories. It is widespread in computer systems, and there exists several implementations. OpenLDAP is an opensource implementation of the LDAP protocol that can be easily installed on a Linux sytem. While OpenLDAP can be managed via some command lines, there exist some tools that enable to manage OpenLDAP with a user-friendly web interface, such as LDAP Account Manager . In this article we will cover the installation of OpenLDAP and LDAP Account Manager on a debian host. The configured LDAP will handle users and groups for the domain