System requirements

adtool requires LDAP libraries to be installed (

To use secure (ldaps://) connections OpenLDAP has to have been built with SSL support. SSL support is required for the password setting feature to work. To enable active directory's ldap support follow these instructions:
Setting up a certificate server
Enabling ssl


tar zxvf adtools-1.x.tar.gz
cd adtools-1.x
make install

Configure options:


An example configuration file is installed to {install_prefix}/etc/adtool.cfg.dist. Rename this to adtool.cfg and edit as appropriate. Alternatively the command line options can be used.