See the FAQ-o-Matic. http://www.openldap.org/faq/data/cache/185.html You should have used the "-nodes" option when creating your certificate. See the OpenSSL documentation to find out how to create a new copy of your certificate without a password. -- Howard Chu Chief Architect, Symas Corp. Director, Highland Sun http://www.symas.com http://highlandsun.com/hyc Symas: Premier OpenSource Development and Support > -----Original Message----- > From: owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org > [mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of Tre Johnston > When I start slapd it is asking for the certificate password. > The cert I am using is self signed. Is there something I > need to do with the certificate to get around this, or is > there something in ldap I can configure to get around this > issue? Thanks!