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RE: overlay "syncprov" not found
Thank you so much for your help - removing the white space before the moduleload commands did the trick! I really should have noticed that but I think I was focusing too much on the error message and not on the simple things. Also, I wasn't aware that slapd was that picky about its configuration file; I'll keep that in mind the next time I edit this file. Thanks again for your help and the quick response!
From: Jaap Winius [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Saturday, January 09, 2010 4:00 PM
Subject: Re: overlay "syncprov" not found
Quoting Andrew Debenham <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Checking configuration files for slapd: [FAILED]
> overlay "syncprov" not found
> slaptest: bad configuration file!
As you probably already know, the syncprov module needs to be loaded
*before* the syncprov overlay is invoked. From your config file, it
looks like you understand that, but the error suggests that the module
is not being loaded anyway. I think I see why:
> # moduleload retcode.la
> # moduleload rwm.la
> moduleload syncprov.la
> # moduleload translucent.la
It's that leading space on the line that loads the syncprov module:
remove it. Unlike many other types of config files, in slapd.conf
lines with leading spaces are seen as continuations of previous lines.
So, since the line above it is a comment, with that leading space
there your instruction to load the syncprov module is still commented
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