What is the difference between running slapd using
service slapd start
How can I pass options to the
service slapd start command, like
slapd -h ldap:// -f salpd.conf?
Like everything RedHat,
First and most importantly, from the usage standpoint, it provides a standard interface that everybody can approach. I don't have to worry about what commands
On the technical aspect, not every application provides a nice way to daemonize itself. Some have no ability to background, others won't orphan a child so that when the shell closes the application closes. Using it as a service also allows the system to maintain when it runs, including at system startup. Using the SySV init scripts defined in