For whatever reason, I could never get rootbinddn to work until I logged into my zeroshell machine through SSH and manually added the line:
There’s one already there, but it’s commented out by default. Then, I had to create a file /etc/ldap.secret and put my login password there, and chmod 600.
Once complete, at least different LDAP clients successfully authenticate. Most of the ones I’ve been playing with–OpenFiler and Redmine, specifically–refuse to auth when connecting to an LDAP server without a password. I’m kind of new to this, so I could be completely wrong. 🙂