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Re: can't start slapd
Slapd doesn't read ldap.conf -- only clients do. So you need to
use the -p option to the startup of slapd to specify what port to listen
to (assuming you are using 1.2.11). For OpenLDAP 2.0-gamma, check the
docs (a URI is supplied).
Also, you can use -d to set debug mode, and get a clear reason why it
> I'm trying to install the last stable version of OpenLdap
> on a HP-UX 10.20 platform with BerkeleyDB (2.7.7) and Gnu
> The whole installation process seems to work well, but I
> can't start slapd (the ps command gives nothing).
> As I can't log as root, I changed the default port (389) to
> 8081 in the ldap.conf file. Here it is :
> # LDAP Defaults
> # See ldap.conf(5) for details
> # This file should be world readable.
> BASE dc=example, dc=com
> HOST 172.22.48.13
> #HOST ldap.openldap.org ldap-master.openldap.org:666
> PORT 8081
> #SIZELIMIT 12
> #TIMELIMIT 15
> #DEREF never
> Those are the only changes I've made!!
> Another strange thing is that my var directory is empty, so
> I don't have any log files to help me in finding where the
> problem is.
> Any help would be welcome
> Experian, trainee
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