Re: Need to revert openldap-server to 2.57

From: Philip Paeps <>
Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 10:29:22 UTC
On 2021-06-07 18:11:10 (+0800), Philip Paeps wrote:
> On 2021-06-07 17:47:57 (+0800), Per olof Ljungmark wrote:
>> A bit urgent...
>> After updating to openldap-server 2.59 slapd refuses to start, how 
>> can I revert to 2.57 with ports and git while troubleshooting the 
>> update?
> You're probably running into the same issue I ran into this weekend 
> when I upgraded the cluster's ldap-master.
> The problem we had that openldap24-server since 2.4.58_2 wants to 
> build all overlays as modules.  We use the syncprov module in our 
> configuration for replication.  That by itself isn't too exciting ... 
> except that we also store the configuration inside LDAP.
> I rebuilt openldap24-server without DYNAMIC_MODULES and with SYNCPROV. 
>  That didn't work either because we expect the mdb backend to be 
> loaded as a module.  Second try: with DYNAMIC_BACKENDS, without 
> DYNAMIC_MODULES, with SYNCPROV.  That worked.
> Give that a go.
> Meanwhile, if you have to downgrade, you can always do a pkg install 
> /var/db/pkg/openldap-version-that-worked.

See also the note in openldap24-server pkg-message delphij added earlier 
today.  That may help!


Philip Paeps
Senior Reality Engineer
Alternative Enterprises