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RE: Faq-O-Matic Example doesn't work "A (nearly) complete Address Book example"
Your slapd.conf file is incomplete; in particular you haven't included any
schema definitions and so the "dc" attributes used in your suffix DN are not
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. Director, Highland Sun
Symas: Premier OpenSource Development and Support
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of Bruce Platt
> I have a working ldap db (lbdm) which works just fine for
> what I am doing
> now. It is very simplistic, though, and in learning how to
> do what I want,
> I have been looking at some Faq-o-Matic pages, e.g. :
> http://www.openldap.org/faq/data/cache/1005.html This is
> I have downloaded the .conf file listed and try to use that
> as my slapd.conf
> file and get an error.
> Info as as follows:
> Fedora Core 1
> The first few lines of the slapd.conf taken from the Address
> Book Example
> # minimal database
> database bdb
> suffix "dc=example,dc=com"
> directory /var/lib/ldap/example.com
> rootdn "cn=Manager,dc=example,dc=com"
> rootpw secret
> index objectClass eq
> When starting slapd as follows:
> slapd -d -1 -f /etc/openldap/slapd.conf (That's -"one"
> debugging level)
> I get:
> # slapd -d -1 -f /etc/openldap/slapd.conf
> @(#) $OpenLDAP: slapd 2.1.22 (Oct 23 2003 10:23:24) $
> daemon_init: <null>
> daemon_init: listen on ldap:///
> daemon_init: 1 listeners to open...
> daemon: socket() failed errno=97 (Address family not
> supported by protocol)
> daemon: initialized ldap:///
> daemon_init: 2 listeners opened
> slapd init: initiated server.
> slap_sasl_init: initialized!
> bdb_initialize: initialize BDB backend
> bdb_initialize: Sleepycat Software: Berkeley DB 4.1.25:
> (December 19, 2002)
> reading config file /etc/openldap/slapd.conf
> line 2 (database bdb)
> bdb_db_init: Initializing BDB database
> line 3 (suffix "dc=example,dc=com")
> >>> dnPrettyNormal: <dc=example,dc=com>
> => ldap_bv2dn(dc=example,dc=com,0)
> <= ldap_bv2dn(dc=example,dc=com,0)=0
> /etc/openldap/slapd.conf: line 3: suffix DN is invalid
> Can someone please let me know what is wrong with the suffic
> statement? I
> would think this example would work. And other potions of
> the documentation
> show this type of construction.
> Thnaks and regards