[CentOS] slapd 100% cpu

Fri Sep 21 15:09:24 UTC 2012
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Darod Zyree wrote:
> Greetings,
> We have been attempting to set up a centos ldap server and then tried
> to log in with a user account specified in our ldap environment on a
> centos workstation.
> As soon as we attempt any kind of login from the centos workstation,
> be it via gdm or su ldap_user, the slapd process on the ldap server
> goes to 100% cpu.
> Is this normal behaviour?

As underwhelmed as I was when I was working with openldap a few years ago,
I never saw that behaviour. My first thought would be to wonder if you had
some circular loops in your configuration. You have tried doing lookups of
users using the ldap tool, right?