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Re: (ITS#6477) Clarify ambiguous TLS/SSL Errors in libldap/tls2c.
On 3/17/2010 9:25 PM, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
> --On Wednesday, March 17, 2010 8:17 PM +0000 email@example.com wrote:
>> tjoen wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2010-03-08 at 16:19 +0000, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>>>> After some chatter on the mailing list, the problem is now
>>>> - TLS error messages are indeed reported by OpenLDAP:
>>>> TLS: could not use key file
>>>> - The only way to see these error messages is to start the daemon
>>>> '-d stats'
>>>> My suggestions: print the TLS error messages out to syslog, or if
>>>> that's not possible, print them to stdout regardless of whether the
>>>> daemon is running in the foreground or not.
>>> Isn't it in local4.* ?
>> No, they do not get sent to local4.* - the only TLS message which makes
>> it there in this scenario is: slapd: main: TLS init def ctx
>> failed: -1
>> Like I said, the ONLY way to get the actual TLS error messages is to run
>> the daemon by hand in the foreground with loglevel stats by way of
>> -d stats'. Per the manpage this also prevents slapd from forking:
>> -d debug-level
>> Turn on debugging as defined by debug-level. If this
>> option is specified, even with a zero argument, slapd
>> will not fork or disassociate from the invoking
>> Let me know if I'm still not being clear.
> If you are trying to debug an issue, you most certainly should be
> running slapd -d <level>... that's why it exists.
That's a valid point. However, it does not explain why the TLS errors
aren't (or "shouldn't be") logged via syslog.