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From Stefan Seelmann <seelm...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ApacheDS] Strange problem with LDAP clients connecting from remote (Can't connect to the LDAP server - Unknown error)
Date Sun, 08 Mar 2009 17:23:17 GMT
Stefan Zoerner wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I have a strange problem with the current 1.5.5 trunk. If I build it and
> create noarch installers, I am able to deploy it and start the server
> with default server.xml. But it is not possible to connect from
> computers other than the one the server is started from (localhost).
> 
> I noticed the problem with a client within a VMWare image, which was not
> able to connect to ApacheDS on the host system. First I thought it has
> something to do with VMWare, but the problem persists, if I simply try
> to connect from remote. The clients gets a "Can't connect to the LDAP
> server - Unknown error". It has nothing todo with firewalls, and it is
> not specific to an OS (can reproduce on Windows and a Solaris 10 box).
> 
> Problem is client independent (I tried Studio and ldapsearch).
> 
> With Wireshark, I see little traffic (two frames), but connection gets
> established.
> 
> Any ideas?

Not an idea, but an investigation: With netstat on Ubuntu I see that the
service is only bound to localhost:

$ netstat --tcp -a -n | grep 10389
tcp6       0      0 127.0.0.1:10389         :::*        LISTEN

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