Re: pam-ldap headaches
> Just to reassure you that you're not going mad, I've found exactly the
> same problem on my machines - pam_ldap will fail with the error "unable
> to connect to ldap server", while all other applications on the machine
> (including ldapsearch) quite happily converse with the ldap server.
> I've found that restarting the ldap daemon, as well as waving dead
> chickens, seems to fix the problem. Of course, if there's a more
> permanent solution I'd love to hear it...
Thank god I am not the only one. Unfortunately I have to schedule LDAP
server down time, so restarting the server is not an option. Oh well, time
to take the cobwebs off the C manuals and relearn how to program.