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Re: (ITS#5504) ldapsearch hangs retrieving info

Javier.Fernandez@cern.ch wrote:
> Full_Name: Javier Fernandez
> Version: 2.2.13
> OS: SL4
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (

OpenLDAP 2.2 was moved to Historical status a few years ago. Upgrade to a 
current supported release if you want anyone to look into this.
> Hi,
> ldapsearch gets stuck retrieving info and after some minutes the following error
> message is thrown:
> ldap_result: Can't contact LDAP server (-1)
> I'm using:
> ldapsearch -V
> ldapsearch: @(#) $OpenLDAP: ldapsearch 2.2.13 (May  3 2007 03:01:11) $
>          root@lxcert-amd64:/scratch/rpmbuild.7430.xx7460/openldap-2.2.13/openldap-2.2.13/build-clients/clients/tools
>          (LDAP library: OpenLDAP 20213)
> under
> Linux 2.6.9-55.EL.cernsmp #1 SMP Thu May 10 18:09:56 CEST 2007 x86_64 x86_64
> x86_64 GNU/Linux
> Things used to work until one day when it began to give problems, so it could be
> a site network port filtering problem, but our network administrator does not
> know how to debug, so we would need any hint on how to trace back the problem.
> The command, which starts working but after some time gets stuck, is:
> ldapsearch -p 2170 -h exp-bdii.cern.ch -x -LLL -b "o=grid" -d -1
> Of course, we CAN do a telnet on that port and that host. Any help is really
> welcome and apreciated. Here is a snippet from the output of the command:

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