Centos Directory Services Install

Installing the CentOS Directory Server packages

  1. CentOS Directory server is available from the Extras Repository for CentOS-5. Install the same using following command :
    yum install centos-ds

  2. After installing directory server, the supporting packages listed below require to be installed:
    yum install xorg-x11-xauth bitstream-vera-fonts dejavu-lgc-fonts urw-fonts

Setup the Directory Server

  1. Refer to Installation Guide to setup the Directory server. Keep in mind on following points:
    1. Anywhere that there is a redhat- script, substitute centos- instead.
    2. Anywhere that java-1.5.0-ibm is referenced, substitute java-1.6.0-openjdk.
    3. Anywhere that up2date is used to install a package, instead use yum to install that package.