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Re: Noob configuration issues

First thing you should do is run slapd with some debugging
enabled via the -d option.  Besides avoiding syslog configuration
issues, it will run slapd in foreground where you can keep a
closer eye on it.

At 07:00 PM 2002-09-04, Keith Mastin wrote:
>I'm trying to set up openldap, following the administrators guide and 
>quickstart howto. I'm running NetBSD-1.5.2 and using the pkgsrc install. 
>My slapd.conf file looks like this:
>database        ldbm
>suffix          "dc=mcleodlake,dc=com"
>rootdn          "cn=kmastin,dc=mcleodlake,dc=com"
>rootpw          hash:/etc/passwd
>directory       /var/openldap/ldap-data
>index   objectClass     eq
>I have a directory with permissions set to 0700: /var/openldap/ldap-data
>After starting slapd:
>bash-2.05# /usr/local/libexec/slapd
>... or even
>bash-2.05# su root -c /usr/local/libexec/slapd
>(doesn't matter which one I do, the results are the same)
>In testing the config I get this: 
>bash-2.05# ldapsearch -x -b '' -s base '(objectclass=*)' namingContexts
>ldap_bind: Can't contact LDAP server
>ps shows no slapd server running. There was no error when starting the 
>server, which it does for every other server daemon I've configured on 
>this system (apache, qmail, etc.)
>I searched the archives, but the closest match I found was where the admin 
>alrady had openldap running and changed IP addresses or some other config, 
>but none for the first install. 
>Any ideas?
>Keith Mastin       BeechTree Information Technology Services Inc.
>137 Laird Drive    Toronto    M4G 3V5     http://www.beechtree.ca
>  (416)696-6070      Fax(416)696-6072      kmastin@beechtree.ca