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(ITS#5713) Documentation: olcDbMode incorrect at http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin24/slapdconf2.html
Full_Name: Ryan T. Dean
OS: FreeBSD 7
Submission from: (NULL) (126.96.36.199)
The documentation present at http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin24/slapdconf2.html
provides an incorrect example for the olcDbMode attribute. The documentation
188.8.131.52. olcDbMode: <integer>
This directive specifies the file protection mode that newly created database
index files should have.
However, olcDbMode takes an integer, and slapd will reject a value of 0600. It
will accept a value of 600, however, this results in octal permissions 1130,
which is -not- what you want. Instead, providing olcDbMode with a value of 384
will result in an octal permission of 0600, which is, I believe, what the
documentation is attempting to state.