Chapter 4. Running the LDAP Server

Table of Contents
4.1. Command Line Options
4.2. Starting the LDAP Server
4.3. Killing the LDAP Server

The LDAP daemon slapd is designed to be run as a stand-alone server. This allows the server to take advantage of caching, manage concurrency issues with underlying databases, and conserve system resources. Running from inetd(8) is not an option.