[CentOS] LDAP/iptables

Thomas E Dukes edukes at alltel.net
Tue Sep 6 10:31:48 UTC 2005


> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Sean O'Connell
> Sent: Tuesday, September 06, 2005 1:14 AM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: RE: [CentOS] LDAP/iptables
> On Mon, 2005-09-05 at 21:29 -0400, Thomas E Dukes wrote:
> > Hello Sean,
> > 
> > I uncommented rootpw				secret
> > commented out the sasl reference.  Still won't connect.  :-(
> > 
> > I have been working on this for a week.  Its beating the 
> heck out of me.
> > 
> > Thanks for your help!!!!
> OK. I took the slapd.conf that you had posted earlier, and I 
> was able to get it to work on a CentOS 4.1 box without too 
> much trouble (clean up a typo in the rootdn name and a cut 
> and paste issue). I had to comment out some stuff in 
> /etc/openldap/ldap.conf. Something truly odd is going on 
> there. The fact that ldap is starting but not creating tcp 
> sockets is quite weird.

Hi Sean,

Ooops, I found the typo, too.  Fixed it but still won't connect.

> Have you tried rebooting? (I know, I know :) Sometimes system 
> updates can cause subtle issues from time to time. Maybe 
> something is goofy with the network on your machine. Have you 
> been starting and stopping the network service? Can you ping 
> localhost? I have seen some linux boxes (been a while, 
> though) forget about how to talk to localhost and it caused 
> all sorts of weird behavior.  

Yes, I have rebooted but to no avail.  Also, I can ping 'localhost', 
'palmettodomains.com', '' and ''.  I still can't 
figure why I can't telnet to one of those using port 389.

> As a shot in the dark, are you running with selinux enabled? 
> It has caused many a subtle problem in which a configuration 
> that should "just work" has failed to work. Try running 
> setenforce 0 and then restarting ldap. I run my machines with 
> selinux=0 on the kernel line in grub.conf

No, I don't run selinux.

Thanks, again!!
> --
> Sean
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