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System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (DNS, NIS, and LDAP)
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ldap_cachemgr Daemon

ldap_cachemgr is a daemon that runs on LDAP client machines. When you start the LDAP client, the ldap_cachemgr daemon is invoked. The daemon performs the following key functions.

  • Gains access to the configuration files, running as root

  • Refreshes the client configuration information stored in the profiles on the server and pulls this data from the clients

  • Maintains a sorted list of active LDAP servers to use

  • Improves lookup efficiency by caching some common lookup requests submitted by various clients

  • Improves the efficiency of host lookups


Note - ldap_cachemgr must be running at all times for LDAP naming services to work.


Refer to the ldap_cachemgr(1M) man page for detailed information.

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