Month: November 2005

Fixing “ldap_bind: Can’t contact LDAP server” error

If, whilst trying to configure and test OpenLDAP it fails upon attempting to perform an initial query of the LDAP server along the lines of: ldap_connect_to_host: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known ldap_perror ldap_bind: Can’t contact LDAP server the

Gentoo OpenLDAP server running on Sun Ultra 5

Well, my first Gentooserver is up and running on the Sun Ultra 5’s quite happily. It wasn’t as problematic as expected to be honest. I guess having done a few Gentoo installs before helped too! The only couple of things

Mozilla Live Bookmarks

I keep meaning to update the progress of the Ultra 5’s. Might do that tonight if this damn cold clears up. Short story – one server done with a few niggles, OpenLDAP installed + working with users + groups imported

Linux wireless network selection script

A few people keep looking for scripts that lets them choose which wireless network to connect in to. Since I move between a couple of AP’s at work, plus at home, I knocked this up a few days ago rather

Seemed like a good idea at the time…

eBay is a naughty, naughty place. It draws you into buying stuff against your will. Well, not quite, but you get the idea. The latest idea is playing around with some high-end network services under Linux. OpenLDAP servers maintaining an