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LDAP - Installing OpenLDAP

[Updated on 2015/9/30]
Berkeley DB version 6.0.20 and later uses a software license that is incompatible with LDAP technology and should not be used with OpenLDAP. From my testing, you the combination of OpenLDAP 2.4.39 with Berkeley Database 6.0.30

Now, I need to play with LDAP. So, what is LDAP?

LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) is an industry standard application protocol for accessing and maintaining distributed directory information server over an Network
Then, what is OpenLDAP? Well, it is an open-source implementation of LDAP.
For some reason, their default downloading mirroring sites are either timing me out or not valid. So, it will be easier to download OpenLDAP from their FTP over HTTP site (http://www.openldap.org/software/download/OpenLDAP/)
This notes will only be a high level guide on the steps (which I had tried) to install OpenLDAP. It will also highlight the problems and solutions during the installation Prerequisites OpenLDAP has the following prerequisit…