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Question about logging


  I have a problem regarding the re-direction of the ldap logging using

  In a (very good) book I have "LDAP System administration" from
O'Reilly it states that all debug logging information is logged using
LOG_LEVEL4, and that adding the following line to /etc/syslog.conf will
redirect this debug information as appropriate:

local4.debug		/var/log/slapd.log

  And it does, but I have a pretty serious (well at least to me)

  1. A simple ldapsearch time increases by some 49 seconds, basically
resulting in failed authentication requests from my freeRADIUS server
running on the same host.

  As soon as I remove the syslog.conf entry and recycle the syslogd, my
ldapsearch response times go back to a sub 1 second response.

  This occurs on 2 servers:

	ldap1   = SuSE8.1

	radius1 = SuSE8.2

  Any thoughts.



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