[CentOS] slapd 100% cpu

Fri Sep 21 20:31:46 UTC 2012
Craig White <craig.white at ttiltd.com>

On Sep 21, 2012, at 8:05 AM, 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 behavior?
definitely not

as a server, OpenLDAP resources will use RAM based upon the number of entries but until you get upwards of 100,000 entries it shouldn't be of any concern and CPU usage should be extremely light save the brief moment of starting the daemon.