Speaking of ldap....

m.roth2006 at rcn.com m.roth2006 at rcn.com
Fri Oct 12 20:28:58 UTC 2007

Solved. Turned out that in my /etc/ldap.conf, I had both a host directive, which used the short name of the ldap server, and a URI directive, which used a fully qualified one... that was different than what was in /etc/hosts. And that... hmmm, looks to have been changed on the 10th....


---- Original message ----
>Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 12:59:38 -0400 (EDT)
>From: <m.roth2006 at rcn.com>  
>Subject: Re: Speaking of ldap....  
>To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list <redhat-list at redhat.com>
>>Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 12:37:29 -0400 (EDT)
>>From: <m.roth2006 at rcn.com>  
>>I've had an openldap server running for a year. A few weeks back, I enabled it on a new server we racked. Everything was fine, and users could log in.
>>Then, somewhere in maybe the last week, something happened. I have no clue, but suddenly my user can't log in. When I go to the box as root, and try to su - to either my user's account, or my own, I get "user does not exist".
>Sorry, followup to my own post: in /var/log/secure, I get 
>pam_ldap: ldap_simple_bind Can't contact LDAP server
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