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Re: OpenLDAP does not seem to start
Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
> --On Wednesday, January 20, 2010 12:28 PM -0600
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
>>> --On Wednesday, January 20, 2010 11:50 AM -0600
>>> email@example.com wrote:
>>>> Is my db corrupted possibly after the electric outage? If so, is
>>>> fix to run on it or will I just have to have a backup of it?
>>>> Thanks for any info.
>>> I suggest looking into the "db_recover" command that matches with the
>>> version of BDB that your OpenLDAP is linked against. I'm not certain
>>> you didn't spend some time trying to get error messages from slapd
>>> rebooting, certainly nss_ldap isn't going to provide anything useful
>>> about why LDAP fails to start.
>> Thanks. I will look at the db_recover. I actually could not find any
>> files on slapd unless I am looking for the wrong thing.
>> I looked in /var/log, /var/lib/ldap, /var/run/openldap and other places,
>> but could not find any logs. I checked the ldap.conf and slapd.conf
>> also to see if it had the location of where they were, but all I saw was
>> 256 log level.
> Read the slapd man page
> Specifically read up on the -d option for setting a debug level at startup
> for help with things like when slapd won't actually start up all the way.
Will do. I had found some old notes about doing a 'slapd -d 1' to start
in debugging mode or something and I had done that, but it has been at the
'slapd starting' line ever since. I'll give it 15 minutes or so while I
read up on the man page and see what it says. I am guessing this is the
same place it hangs while actually rebooting the server.
Hopefully I can get this going today so everyone can get back to work. :)
Scott Mayo - System Administrator
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