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Re: About starting of slapd
The -h flag of slapd will take a list of ldap_urls, this feature
is VERY HANDY when user wants to open 2 (even more) listening ports for
ONE SINGLE slapd instance.
Assuming you have a transactional ldbm backend und want to let the
slapd instance binding 2 ports ( one standard ldap port 389 and another
ssl-encrypted port 636 ), so you can specify, for instance, that write
permission should be granted to the loopback interface of localhost on
port 389; on the other hand, the machine's ethernet network interface,
say your LAN interface to outside should only listen for ldap connections
on port 636 for ssl encrypted traffic.
> -h "ldap://localhost:389/ ldaps://220.127.116.11:636/"
Actually -h also takes ipc socketurls like this : > -h
"ldapi://host:port/ ... <list of ldap urls>", very flexible.
Hope that answers your question, please consult the OpenLDAP Admin
guide and man pages for details.
Hiroaki Minamida wrote:
I have a question about starting of slapd.
It seems that establishment of two or more ports is possible
to LDAP when
starting slapd using the -h option. For what case is this used concretely
Moreover, what merit is there by using this ?
Example) slapd -h "ldap://host1:389
If someone are known, please let me know.
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