[Date Prev][Date Next]
Re: ldap.conf between /etc/openldap or /etc/openldap2.3?
On Thu, 13 Dec 2007, R.B. wrote:
I'm using the Buchan RPMs (openldap 2.3.39) for RHEL4 and it creates
an /etc/openldap2.3 directory. I also have the base openldap (2.2.x)
rpms installed (originally) and it creates the base /etc/openldap
After doing an strace, I see that /etc/openldap/ldap.conf is used....
but I want use /etc/openldap2.3/ldap.conf file, how do I switch my
ldap client to look here?
To quote the ldap.conf(5) manpage:
Additional configuration files can be specified using the
LDAPCONF and LDAPRC environment variables. LDAPCONF may
be set to the path of a configuration file. This path can
be absolute or relative to the current working directory.
The LDAPRC, if defined, should be the basename of a file
in the current working directory or in the user's home
Note $LDAPCONF and $LDAPRC are read _after_ the compiled in paths are
read. There is no way to stop the client from reading the compiled in
paths. If you want that, you have to rebuild the clients from scratch
with extra configure options to change the paths. It looks like you would
...but I've never used --with-subdir, so I may be misreading things...