Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 171271
ldap does not start after power failure
Last modified: 2014-08-31 19:27:57 EDT
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Description of problem:
After power failure there is a high probability that ldap startup script would
hang or would fail but report success. To make it start again one has to
either recreate databases or run db_recover -h /var/lib/ldap, THEN run
slaptest as user ldap.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start slapd
2. press 'reset'
3. boot computer again
Actual Results: boot process hangs on "Starting slapd"
"Starting slapd [ OK ]", but slapd is not running.
Expected Results: At very least, init script should not block booting, and report failure if
slapd fails to start.
Maybe good thing is to run db_recovery each time slapd starts.
When one manually runs db_recover $PATH_TO_LDAP_DB, then /sbin/service ldap
start, in $PATH_TO_LDAP_DB files __db.* will be created with root permissions,
and slapd would still not run. Cause is slaptest in init script.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 171272 ***