nslcd - local LDAP name service daemon
is a daemon that will do LDAP queries for local processes that want
to do user, group and other naming lookups (NSS) or do user authentication,
authorisation or password modification (PAM).
is configured through a configuration file (see
See the included README for information on configuring the LDAP server.
accepts the following options:
- -c, --check
- Check if the daemon is running. This causes nslcd to
return 0 if the daemon is already running and 1 if it is not.
- -d, --debug
- Enable debugging mode. nslcd will not put itself in
the background and sends verbose debugging info to stderr. nslcd
will handle connections as usual. This option is for debugging purposes
only. Specify this option multiple times to also include more detailed
logging from the LDAP library.
- -n, --nofork
- Do not fork or daemonise and run nslcd in the
- Display short help and exit.
- -V, --version
- Output version information and exit.
- Cancel any running queries and exit.
- Cause nslcd to retry any failing connections to the
LDAP server, regardless of the reconnect_sleeptime and
- the configuration file (see nslcd.conf
This manual was written by Arthur de Jong <firstname.lastname@example.org>.