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RE: How to start slapd without slapd.conf?
I re-read those sections. But they only describe how to convert a pre-existing slapd.conf file. So, to bootstrap slapd I created a minimal slapd.conf with just the config database and a rootdn/pw for it and converted that with slaptest. But I find it a bit awkward that slapd.conf should be mandatory to get started, but at the same time is declared deprecated in chapter 5 of the administrator's guide.
From: openldap-technical-bounces@OpenLDAP.org [openldap-technical-bounces@OpenLDAP.org] on behalf of btb [email@example.com]
Sent: Monday, August 19, 2013 13:57
Subject: Re: How to start slapd without slapd.conf?
On 2013.08.19 07.35, Steppacher Ralf wrote:
> Hello all,
> this is probably a really stupid question... But I cannot figure out how
> to start a freshly built slapd using only slapd-config configuration.
please see section 5 [configuring slapd] of the administrator's guide.
also see man 5 slapd-config and man 8 slaptest