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Re: Configuring TLS

"Maria McKinley" <parody@u.washington.edu> writes:
> On 7/25/07, Jay Chandler <chandler.lists@chapman.edu> wrote:

>> Followed this to the letter, yet when I attempt to restart slapd, I get:
>> >  slapd[34145]: main: TLS init def ctx failed: -1
>> >  slapd[34145]: slapd stopped.
>> in my logs.  Googling sheds no light.  Thoughts?
>> OS is FreeBSD, for reference, so a lot of Solaris advice is probably
>> applicable.

> I'm afraid I am no help, but did want to mention, I am having the same
> problem with a Debian machine. I have also made many attempts,
> following several instruction sets on how to create the certificates,
> to no avail, and the same error message...

You pretty much have to run slapd with -d in order to get any useful error
messages.  Try starting with slapd -d 1 and increase to 3, 7, 15, 31, 63,
and so forth (2^n - 1) to add more bits to the debug bitmask until you get
some useful error message.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>