Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 437789
bind install script changes the group owner of /etc/openldap/slapd.conf
Last modified: 2013-04-30 19:38:47 EDT
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Description of problem:
The installation script of the bind package changes the group owner of the file /etc/openldap/slapd.conf so that the OpenLDAP server does not start when invoked by "/etc/init.d/ldap start".
This problem was found on 8 stable machines where bind-sdb-9.3.3-10 package was installed.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. /etc/init.d/ldap start
2. you will see following message:
Checking configuration files for slapd: could not open config file "/etc/openldap/slapd.conf": Permission denied (13)
The group owner of the file /etc/openldap/slapd.conf is root.
-rw-r----- 1 root root 3381 Mar 2 01:00 /etc/openldap/slapd.conf
The group owner of the file /etc/openldap/slapd.conf is ldap.
-rw-r----- 1 root ldap 3381 Mar 2 01:00 /etc/openldap/slapd.conf
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