Ok – I was getting confused with the:
Specifies the slapd configuration directory. The default is /usr/etc/openldap/slapd.d.
By default – I thought it meant you didn’t not need to specify the ‘-F’ and it would use that directory.
On 3/3/09 4:01 PM, "Quanah Gibson-Mount" <email@example.com> wrote:
--On Tuesday, March 03, 2009 2:59 PM -0800 Quanah Gibson-Mount
> --On Tuesday, March 03, 2009 3:49 PM -0700 Mathew Rowley
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I am reading the man page for slapd as well as the admin guide, but I
>> cannot find anywhere that says how to use a directory vs a .conf file...
> Chapter 5 of the 2.4 admin guide:
> See the "-F" option
Also, you can use the slapdtest command to convert a slapd.conf file to a
slaptest -f <conf file> -F <destination directory>
and then remove slapd.conf and just use slapd with the -F option.
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