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Re: (ITS#3960) slaptest changes ownership of ldap-data files
I am unable to reproduce this behavior. I see that if the BDB
environment has not yet been created, then the environment files will be
owned by whichever user causes them to be created. But once the files
exist, their ownership does not get changed.
So you should make sure that root is not the first user to touch the
database if the environment has not yet been created. This ITS will be
> Full_Name: Perry Nguyen
> Version: 2.3.6
> OS: Linux FC4
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (18.104.22.168)
> This is what happens after I run slaptest on OpenLDAP 2.3.6, presumably it
> happens with prior 2.3 versions as well. (Obviously, I am running slaptest as
> slapd will fail to start with these files owned by root.
> This problem did not occur with 2.2 versions.
> The current workaround in my initscript is to change ownership on the file back
> to ldap.ldap after slaptest is run.
> [root@ares ldap]# ls -l /var/lib/ldap
> total 884
> -rw-r--r-- 1 ldap ldap 4096 Aug 22 10:00 alock
> -rw------- 1 ldap ldap 16384 Aug 22 09:24 cn.bdb
> -rw------- 1 root root 24576 Aug 22 10:00 __db.001
> -rw------- 1 root root 32776192 Aug 22 10:00 __db.002
> -rw------- 1 root root 2359296 Aug 22 10:00 __db.003
> -rw------- 1 root root 450560 Aug 22 10:00 __db.004
> -rw------- 1 root root 24576 Aug 22 10:00 __db.005
-- Howard Chu
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Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc
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