How To Install 389-ds-base on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install 389-ds-base on Kali Linux. 389-ds-base is 389 Directory Server suite - server

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install 389-ds-base on Kali Linux.

What is 389-ds-base

Based on the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), the 389 Directory Server is designed to manage large directories of users and resources robustly and scalably.

Its key features include:

  • four-way multi-master replication;
  • great scalability;
  • extensive documentation;
  • Active Directory user and group synchronization;
  • secure authentication and transport;
  • support for LDAPv3;
  • graphical management console;
  • on-line, zero downtime update of schema, configuration, and in-tree Access Control Information.

There are three ways to install 389-ds-base on Kali Linux . We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install 389-ds-base Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install 389-ds-base using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install 389-ds-base

Install 389-ds-base Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install 389-ds-base using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install 389-ds-base

Install 389-ds-base Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Kali Linux. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install 389-ds-base using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install 389-ds-base

How To Uninstall 389-ds-base on Kali Linux

To uninstall only the 389-ds-base package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove 389-ds-base

Uninstall 389-ds-base And Its Dependencies

To uninstall 389-ds-base and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove 389-ds-base

Remove 389-ds-base Configurations and Data

To remove 389-ds-base configuration and data from Kali Linux we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge 389-ds-base

Remove 389-ds-base configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove 389-ds-base configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge 389-ds-base

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install 389-ds-base using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.