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Re: can't contact the LDAP server

Am Fri, 17 Dec 2010 11:36:00 +0300
schrieb kibirango moses <kibsmoses@gmail.com>:

> hullo everybody
> I have tested the SLAPD server and it is giving me the output below
> root@mailbackup:/etc/openldap# ldapsearch -x -W -D
> 'cn=Manager,dc=mak,dc=ac,dc=ug' -b "" -s base
> Enter LDAP Password:
> ldap_sasl_bind(SIMPLE): Can't contact LDAP server (-1)
> How can i contact the LDAP server?

are slapd and ldapsearch running on the same host?
What host is defined in /etc/openldap/ldap.conf?
Is slapd running at all?
slapd should probably run in debugging mode, see man slapd(8)


Dieter Klünter | Systemberatung
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