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Re: (ITS#6529) slapcat: bad configuration file!
> Full_Name: SLava
> Version: 2.4.21
> OS: Gentoo Linux
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (126.96.36.199)
> My aim is to regularly backup openldap database, so I created a special
> backup-user to do that. But while doing this command: "slapcat -f
> /etc/openldap/slapd.conf -b "dc=my,dc=domain,dc=com" -l backup.ldif - I
> get this
> error: "/etc/openldap/slapd.conf: line 77: invalid path: Permission denied
> slapcat: bad configuration file!". I watched my conf file and there is
> "directory /var/lib/openldap-data/my-domain-com" string in line 77. I
> looked for
> permission rights and all seems to be properly. Don't know what to do...
> By the way, the same command under "root" works perfectly.
Your file permissions are obviously inappropriate for the operation you're
trying to perform. There is no evidence of an OpenLDAP bug; there is not
even an evidence of an LDAP-related issue. This ITS will be closed.