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    I am trying to get multiple servers working with Zimbra 5.0.1.

    When i try to setup the second server i am unable to finish the setup. What does Address unconfigured (**) items or correct ldap configuration (? - help) mean?


    Main menu

    1) Common Configuration:
    +Hostname: *localhostname*
    +Ldap master host: *hostnameofmaster*
    +Ldap port: 389
    +Ldap Admin password: set
    +LDAP Base DN: cn=zimbra
    +TimeZone: (GMT+01.00) Amsterdam / Berlin / Bern / Rome / Stockholm / Vienna

    2) zimbra-store: Enabled
    3) zimbra-mta: Enabled
    4) zimbra-snmp: Enabled
    5) zimbra-spell: Disabled
    6) zimbra-proxy: Enabled
    7) Default Class of Service Configuration:
    8) Enable default backup schedule: yes
    r) Start servers after configuration no
    s) Save config to file
    x) Expand menu
    q) Quit

    Address unconfigured (**) items or correct ldap configuration (? - help)

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    Quote Originally Posted by stinnux View Post
    What does Address unconfigured (**) items or correct ldap configuration (? - help) mean?
    It means fix the problems that are highlighted by the '**'. Did you read the documentation for a Multi-Server install?
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    Sure, i did.

    The problem is - there is nothing marked with ** as you can see in my posting.

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    Unhappy Same Problem...

    I am facing the same problem - all configuration settings are in place and there are no *** left.
    I am using the open source edition... could this be the issue?

    1) Common Configuration:
    +Hostname: zimbra2.xxxxxxx
    +Ldap master host: zimbra.xxxx
    +Ldap port: 389
    +Ldap Admin password: set
    +LDAP Base DN: uid=zimbra,cn=admins,cn=zimbra
    +TimeZone: (GMT+02.00) Helsinki / Kyiv / Riga / Sofia / Tallinn / Vilnius

    2) zimbra-store: Enabled
    3) zimbra-spell: Enabled
    4) Default Class of Service Configuration:
    r) Start servers after configuration yes
    s) Save config to file
    x) Expand menu
    q) Quit

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    Quote Originally Posted by linch View Post
    1) Common Configuration:
    +Hostname: zimbra2.xxxxxxx
    +Ldap master host: zimbra.xxxx
    +Ldap port: 389
    +Ldap Admin password: set
    It means that this server cannot talk to the LDAP master. When you install a client, a random password is generate for the "LDAP admin password". You need to go and change it to match what you set on the LDAP master.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stinnux View Post
    correct ldap configuration
    As it says, you need to correct the LDAP configuration -- This generally indicates that it cannot talk to the master with the password you've set as the admin password value.

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    I am quite sure that i use the correct password.

    Can i somehow lookup the password i used?

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    On your main LDAP server use

    zmlocalconfig -s | grep pass

    It will show you all of the configured passwords.

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    I have the correct password and nevertheless tried it again today.

    It's still not working.

    I'm now waiting for the answer to my support ticket.

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    Having just performed a production 5.0.1 install this weekend, I will agree that the documentation doesn't seem to match the process that worked.

    I not only had to reset the LDAP admin password, I needed to check and reset all the LDAP access passwords that didn't match that of my primary server.

    Postfix, Amavis, SpamAssassin, etc.

    At a minimum, you need to look at them, to ensure they get set right, but in a lot of cases, they didn't for me.

    (When installing an MTA/Ldap Replica server, I had to do the install three times to get the settings right.)

    Steve.

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