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LDAP for windows XP home edition

I need to set up a distributed app to demo on a single laptop running windows XP home edition.  To do this I need an LDAP server.  My first thought was active directory but, unless I am misreading, that doesn't come with Home edition.

Anyone have any experience, advice or suggestions?

Erik Lickerman
Tuesday, July 01, 2003

If you're using Java you could use the file system JNDI service provider - set the initial context factory to "com.sun.jndi.fscontext.RefFSContextFactory" and provide an valid file path as the provider URL and it will store your bindings in a file called ".bindings".

Walter Rumsby
Tuesday, July 01, 2003

thanks Walter. Obviously this topic didn't inspire a lot of response.  I will give it a try

Erik Lickerman
Thursday, July 03, 2003

Check out the JNDI tutorial on the Sun Java site. We're currently using the file system provider to store one or two simple values.

I'd like to get some more information on implementing javax.naming.Referenceable but haven't got around to reading the advanced parts of the tutorial yet, so maybe it's there.

Walter Rumsby
Thursday, July 03, 2003

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