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Re: Re-configure without restarting server (ITS#1741)
> Full_Name: Filipe Brandenburger
> Version: 2.0.7
> OS: FreeBSD
> Submission from: (NULL) (188.8.131.52)
> Software Enhancement. I would like to see a way in OpenLDAP to change the
> configuration of the server without having to bring it down. For example, I
> would like to be able to turn on or off the logging while the server is running.
> I suggest something like the popular "kill -HUP" to tell the server to re-read
> its configuration file, as it works with inetd, Apache, etc.
This has been discussed many times (search the archives); it cannot be
safely because of ACLs, so the server should stop answering requests
the new configuration is entirely read and everything is set up, so the
difference between a restart and a stop/start would be unnoticeable.
If all you need is change the log level, try 2.1alpha; such feature
is implemented by means of the monitor backend (see the README
in servers/slapd/back-monitor). I suggest using the HEAD code
which includes a number of minor fixes since the 2.1alpha was released.
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