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Re: quesiont about starting slapd

On Thu, May 25, 2000 at 09:09:09AM -0400, Peter Choe wrote:
> i just got openldap and installed in on FreeBSD system.  i believe
> everything was installed correctly and i modified the slapd.conf to
> change
> the dn, dc, etc.
> i followed the instruction about starting the slapd witht he command:
> su root -c '/usr/local/libexec/slapd -f slapd.conf'
> when i check the process i don't see any process related to slapd.pid or
> any
> slapd related process.
> i tried to do ldapadd and i get an error saying it can't connect to the
> ldap.
> how can i tell if i started the service?  is the command i put in
> correct?
> thanks for any help
> peter choe

does slapd show up if you do a 'ps -ef'?  what do the logs say?  i've
had good luck with the ldap logs for making sense of (most) every problem
that i've had so far...

blair christensen