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Re: ldap auth does not works after openldap upgrade
Leonardo Carneiro wrote:
On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 8:51 AM, Howard Chu <email@example.com
Andrew Findlay wrote:
On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 05:08:43PM -0200, Leonardo Carneiro wrote:
fileserver:/etc/ldap# /usr/sbin/slapd -h ldapi:/// ldap:/// -g
openldap -F /etc/ldap/slapd.d -d 128
Aha! Your server is using LDAP-based config so it is ignoring the config
Does these changes that we are making into slapd.conf really being
processed? Normally, i see just the "-F /etc/ldap/slapd.d" flag
the "-f /etc/ldap/slapd.conf".
I suspect the config file was converted to a config dir during the
Debian upgrade process, so the file is now being ignored.
I also suspect that there may not be a valid password set on the
cn=config suffix, so you will not be able to manage the server through
Since it's starting on ldapi:/// he should just do a SASL EXTERNAL bind on
ldapi:// using Unix root. Pretty sure Debian packages it with the
appropriate authz-regexp already configured.
Tks for the tips guys. I'll try all this stuff at launch time here in Brazil
(about 2 hours from now). There are to many users using Samba right now, and
every time I have to restart the OpenLDAP something on samba crashes.
The entire point of using cn=config for configuration is that config changes
don't require slapd restarts.
As far as i'm concerned, i didn't have the need to use SASL, and it seems that
all this SASL mechanism was auto-introduced in my setup after the upgrade. Is
it safe to edit /etc/defaults/slapd and remove the "ldapi:///" parameter in
SLAPD_SERVICES line or i can break something very hard doing this?
Removing that would be dumb. It's there to give you an easy means to
administer the server.
-- Howard Chu
CTO, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/