Okay, I 'think' I know what might be going on, but I don't know how to fix it:
 
During my excursions through my server yesterday, I actually changed the 'nobody' user's shell setting in /etc/passwd/ from '/sbin/nologin' to '/bin/bash'.
Now, I just changed that back since I really don't want anyone logging in as 'nobody' with a valid shell.
 
Well, after that change I am getting this when trying to start slash:
 
$ /etc/init.d/slash start
Starting slashd virtslash: ok PID = 2903
$ This account is currently not available.
 
So it's fair to assume that slash wants to start as 'nobody', but I rerun the installer and made sure I selected 'slash' as the user. I also tried to reinstall DBIx::Password, but it does not let me through the queries, just tells me that it is installed already.
 
I think, I'm getting close, but would appreciate any help that you guys can offer.
 
Cheers,
 
Michael