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Re: slapd logging in chroot() environment

Am 26.01.2011 07:31, schrieb Peter Palmreuther:
> Hello,
> no one with any idea about what to look for?
> On 01/13/11 9:03 pm, I wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm running OpenLDAP 2.4.20 in a chroot()-ed environment on Solaris 10.
>> I somehow don't get logging working. I don't see any logging making it's way
>> through syslog.
>> Nor do I get messages to an explicitly configured "logfile".
>> "loglevel" is set to "stat".
>> As soon as I start slapd using "-d ..." I see the messages in the "logfile"
>> configured.
>> Using "truss" I see unsuccessful tries to open "/var/run/syslog_door" until I 
>> mount -F lofs /var/run /var/openldap/var/run
>> (with "/var/openldap" being my chroot-directory). Unluckily still no syslog
>> logging.
>> using "pfiles <PID>" I see slapd has got a file handle to "logfile" open. 
>> But there's not "write" to this handle in truss output either.
>> Anybody with any idea about if and how chroot-slapd and syslog (or logfile) works?
>> Thanks in advance.


if you are using Solaris, why don't you just put your LDAP server into a
zone? Would be a more "clean" separation from the global zone and you
have your own syslog deamon in that environment.

Christian Manal