Written by Joerg Moellenkamp
Improved debugging in LDAP tools and nscd
Some of this improvements are not really new. They were in Solaris for years, however they were not really documented and while many people knew about them they weren’t official options of the commands. This has changed.
- You can now control the amount of debuging with
ldapclient(8)by using one or multiple
-v. It gets more verbose with the number of
ldap-cachemgris not longer an open secret (it was in the usage message of the binary) but it’s now officially documented in the man page. With this you can set the debuging level while the process is running without restarting it.
- You can configure the debugging facility of
nscdwhile this process is running without restarting. The ability to do this without restarting the daemin is quite useful, as sometimes problems and hints pointing to the problems just disappears when you are restarting things.
- The service
svc:/network/ldap/clientnow has the
config/debug_levelwhich ist used by
ldapclientlike if you would set it with