Oh yes!
I see so it was, indeed, a stupid question :(
Sorry and thank you for your help.

2009/7/19 Michael Ströder <michael@stroeder.com>
Lepoutre Lionel wrote:
> I am trying to use the DB_CONFIG file as it seems to be the good way to
> configure my hdb database.
> My LDAP start without any DB_CONFIG, but when I put a DB_CONFIG file I
> have an error:
> "unrecognized name-value pair: dn:"
> Here is an extract of my files (I have changed my personal information
> by MY...)
> ------------------------------------
> database        hdb
> suffix          "MY_LDAP_SUFFIX"
> rootdn          "MY_ROOT_DN"
> rootpw          MY_ROOT_PASS
> directory       /opt/local/openldap/var/openldap-data
> -----------------------------------
> # global configuration settings
> dn: cn=config
> objectClass: olcGlobal
> cn: config

This seems like LDIF data for the new dynamic configuation backend [1]
which you don't seem to use at all since you posted excerpts of
slapd.conf [2].

The file DB_CONFIG has another syntax - nit LDIF. See example in
OpenLDAP's source distribution:


Ciao, Michael.

[1] http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin24/slapdconf2.html
[2] http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin24/slapdconfig.html

Michael Ströder
E-Mail: michael@stroeder.com