Re: best way to debug slapd

Gordon Good (
Wed, 07 Aug 1996 09:13:24 -0700

Chris Irwin wrote:
> I am having all kinds of trouble with user authentication ( I keep
> getting "ldap_modify: Insufficient access" when trying to modify
> entries using ldapmodify. What is the best way to find out why this
> message is being sent back when I know that I am sending in the correct
> userPassword for the binding DN. The only way that I can modify is by
> binding as the rootdn.

Try running slapd with trace debugging enabled (-d 1). If you could
provide more information, specifically:

1) The ldapmodify command line you're using, and
2) The contents of the entry you're trying to bind as, and
3) The input you're feeding to ldapmodify

it'd be helpful.

Gordon Good                          (opinions expressed here are mine, 
Netscape Communications Corp.         not necessarily my employer's)
Mountain View, CA