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RE: killing slapd
killall slapd should work also.
On Wed, 19 Feb 2003 Darren.Gamble@sjrb.ca wrote:
> Good day,
> > hi,
> > Please forgive the ignorance, and thanks in advance for any help.
> > I've successfully (I think) installed OpenLDAP on my Mandrake 9. I've
> > managed to add entries as in the Quick Start Guide. but when
> > i try to stop
> > slapd with:
> > kill -INT 'cat /usr/local/var/slapd.pid' or
> > kill -TERM 'cat /usr/local/var/slapd.pid'
> > it just outputs this:
> > bash: kill: cat /usr/local/var/slapd.pid: no such pid
> > what am i missing?
> Right idea, wrong syntax. You need backquotes in your command instead of
> single quotes so that that cat command is executed. As is, you are trying
> to kill the pid of number "cat /usr/local/var/slapd.pid"
> kill -TERM `cat /usr/local/var/slapd.pid`
> Darren Gamble
> Planner, Regional Services
> Shaw Cablesystems GP
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