[ This post is part of my ongoing instructional series on setting up some baseline IT infrastructure for the fictional startup Shoestring Lab. Shoestring has committed to using Open Source wherever possible. Shoestring Lab has standardized on Ubuntu for its server and desktop/laptop computer systems.

Today's lesson

As the admin for Shoestring Lab, you have installed and configured an OpenLDAP server to manage users and groups for various network services. Now you need a GUI tool to manage OpenLDAP. Enter Apache Directory Studio.]