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I have a slight problem with the openldap server installed with Mac OS X 10.6.8 (regular, not server). When I launch slapd in a terminal, it stops itself after 1 or 2 seconds... I just have the time to see its process... It doesn't seem to crash, because when I specify a log file in the configuration, the log is created, but empty.

However, when I launch it with the debug option, for example -d 1,it doesn't fork and stays in the terminal (that's the documented behavior) and it runs normally. I can connect, and so on... Meaning, I presume, that's not a config problem.

Is there something stupid I've forgotten? (btw, I've repaired the authorizations, just in case, but that doesn't change the problem...)

Thanks in advance!

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How do you know slapd stopped? – Terry Gardner Feb 19 '12 at 18:32
By watching the and/or ps aux | grep slapd (very fast) – Zaphod Feb 28 '12 at 9:18

The only workaround I found is to use macports to build the latest version of slapd, that works just fine...

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