On 12/06/2014 22:37, Steven Hartland wrote:
> According to that useless "suggestion" to restore from backup, I
> restored the configuration and the users from backups. slapadd works
> fine. But then starting the server fails again.

What user ID did you use to run slapadd as?  It's a common mistake to do
that as root, and then end up with stuff in /var/db/openldap owned by
root, rather than ldap.  Or the contents of

Fix is just to chown those two directories to ldap:ldap



Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.
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