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Re: openldap - missing modules - how / where to find them

Charlie Reddington wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I'm working on setting up openldap on a few of my linux servers. I was
> working on setting up the slapd.conf file, and I ran the slaptest against
> it.
> I was returned with this.
> 1t_dlopenext failed: (back_bdb) back_bdb.so: cannont open shared object
> file: no file or directory found.
> Okay, simple enough, I'm trying to use the bdb backend, so I need the module
> that is called in my file back_bdb.so. I did a search on the system and that
> is not found.
> I installed the openldap stuff via yum. I installed the following.
> openldap
> openldap-servers
> openldap-cleints
> openldap-devel
> I've reinstalled, I've searched for just the backend module itself, all
> coming up empty handed.
> Can someone point me to what I'm doing wrong to get these files?

OpenLDAP does not distribute binary builds, and in general nothing that
has anything to do with yum installer.  I suggest you check about your
vendor's build, or build OpenLDAP from source, including all modules you


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