More complex subjects, like SASL configuration or establishment of a replicating LDAP server that distributes the workload among multiple slaves, were intentionally not included in this chapter. Detailed information about both subjects can be found in the OpenLDAP 2.2 Administrator's Guide (see below for references).
The Web site of the OpenLDAP project offers exhaustive documentation for beginning and advanced LDAP users:
A very rich question and answer collection concerning installation, configuration, and employment of OpenLDAP. http://www.openldap.org/faq/data/cache/1.html.
Brief step-by-step instructions for installing your first LDAP server.
or on an installed system in
A detailed introduction to all important aspects of LDAP
configuration, including access controls and encryption. http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin22/ or on an installed system
The following redbooks from IBM regard LDAP:
A detailed general introduction to the basic principles of LDAP: http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redbooks/pdfs/sg244986.pdf.
The target audience consists of administrators of IBM SecureWay Directory. However, important general information about LDAP is also contained here: http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redbooks/pdfs/sg245110.pdf.
Printed literature about LDAP:
Howes, Smith, and Good: Understanding and Deploying LDAP Directory Services. Addison-Wesley, 2nd ed., 2003. (ISBN 0-672-32316-8)
Hodges: LDAP System Administration. O'Reilly & Associates, 2003. (ISBN 1-56592-491-6)
The ultimate reference material for the subject of LDAP is the corresponding RFCs (request for comments), 2251 to 2256.