I try to reconfigure the package many times with dpkg-reconfigure but the
problem is still yet. no slapd.conf file.
I manger openldap server with phpldapadmin, so i can log in because this
file just disappear.
probably the file or the directory will be dynamically created at
post-install by a debconf script.
Try "dpkg-reconfigure slapd" if there is such a script, that should
In normal cases that should also trigger when installing the
slapd-package, but who knows what's blocking it.
PS: You better should ask that kind of question on a debian
mailinglist, most of us are only guessing. :P
On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 20:53, Chris Jacobs <Chris.Jacobs(a)apollogrp.edu>
> You must be using a slapd located elsewhere.
> How did you start slapd? Check the script for slapd's location, and
> grep that file.
> Probably something like:
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> Cc: Eric KOM <erickom(a)namekom.co.za>; openldap-technical(a)openldap.org
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> Subject: Re: I can't see my /etc/ldap/slapd.conf file after reinstall
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>>> Hi Dear Team!
>>> Please, I got problem with my OpenLDAP server on Debian Testing.
>>> I try to purge slapd package with aptitude purge slapd and remove all
>>> files and directories with rm on /etc/ldap/.
>>> after reinstall slapd, I can't see the main configuration file
>>> but the server is running.
>> Look into files like /etc/default/slapd and /etc/init.d/slapd,
>> what path they set for the SLAPD_CONF variable and through it,
>> the "-f" parameter. This should point to an existing file.
>> If the -f parameter is not present, try finding the files slapd
>> searches for the default configuration:
>> strings /usr/sbin/slapd | grep "slapd\."
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> #strings /usr/sbin/slapd | grep "slapd\."
> after execute this command, I can see the /etc/ldap/slapd.conf file path
> the file is not yet, I don't know why!
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