I have narrowed the conditions under the server does not start. I can
start the server if I only use the ldap protocol. Nevertheless, I
compiled with support for ldaps (--with-tls option) I have created a
Certificate Authority as well as a certificate for my server using
If I attempt to start slapd using a URL with ldaps , it just dies. Any
idea where I could look for log messages?
From: Jorge Medina
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2008 10:14 AM
Subject: slapd does not start, where do I find the error?
I got the sources (2.2.8), compiled and installed OpenLDAP in RedHat
Enterprise Linux 5 ( 64-bit.) (I also got the sources and compiled
Now, I am trying to start the server. I don't get any error message in
In Ubuntu, the errors would show up in /var/log/syslog
Where could I find what is wrong when I invoke slapd? Where do the
errors get logged ?