nss_ldap and openldap on the same server.

Gerhard Schmidt estartu at augusta.de
Mon Mar 12 14:29:23 UTC 2007


I have a small problem. On my central server we run an openldap server that 
contains the userdata for some systems. An the server uses this ldap 
server for authentication and nss. The problem is that when the server is 
booting slapd takes a very long time to start up. I think it's trying to
get an answer from ldap for the user ldap. But user ldap is in /etc/passwd 
and in /etc/groups

My nsswitch.conf looks like this. 

group: files ldap
hosts: files dns
networks: files
passwd: files ldap
shells: files

The system comes up but takes very long to do so (i think it's somekind of
Mar 12 14:58:23 phobos slapd[584]: nss_ldap: could not search LDAP server - Server is unavailable

As I see it, nss asks all sources even if the frist one allready knows the
answer. Is there a way to change this. 


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