How To Install 389-ds on Kali Linux

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

Introduction

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

What is 389-ds

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.

This is a metapackage depending on the LDAPv3 server and a Cockpit UI plugin for administration.

There are three ways to install 389-ds 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 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 using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install 389-ds

Install 389-ds Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install 389-ds

Install 389-ds 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 using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install 389-ds

How To Uninstall 389-ds on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove 389-ds

Uninstall 389-ds And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove 389-ds

Remove 389-ds Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge 389-ds

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

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

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

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Summary

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