[sudo-users] SUDO SSL LDAP error

Eric Freeman eric.freeman at tbwachiat.com
Mon May 17 10:35:49 EDT 2010

I am running RHEN 5.5 I have LDAP authentication working. I am able to ssh
into the server with my LDAP credentials. Our LDAP server is set up
correctly because we have other systems using SUDO and LDAP working.

When I turn off ssl I am able use sudo to authenticate to LDAP and have it

Please let me know if you need more information.

However, when I try to run sudo commands using SSL I get the error.

LDAP Config Summary
uri              ldap://xxxxx
ldap_version     3
sudoers_base     ou=xxxxxx
binddn           cn=xxxxxx
bindpw           xxxxxx
timelimit        10
ssl              start_tls
sudo: ldap_initialize(ld, ldap://xxxxxxx)
sudo: ldap_set_option: debug -> 0
sudo: ldap_set_option: ldap_version -> 3
sudo: ldap_set_option: timelimit -> 10
sudo: ldap_start_tls_s(): Connect error

more /etc/openldap/ldap.conf
BASE o=nam
TLS_CACERTDIR /etc/openldap/cacerts

URI ldap://xxxx

more /etc/nsswitch.conf
sudoers:    ldap files

more /etc/ldap.conf

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