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Re: Netscape Directory Server to OpenLDAP Migratio (ITS#218)

At 12:05 PM 7/7/99 GMT, dsauer@rpr-cologne.de wrote:
>Full_Name: Dietmar Sauerwein
>Version: 1.2.x
>OS: AIX 4.2.1
>URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
>Submission from: (NULL) (
>I did an 'ldbmcat -n ... > ...' of our Netscape directory and afterwards  I
>a new OpenLDAP directory using the 'ldif2ldbm' utility.

I assume you used Netscape's ldbmcat and OpenLDAP's ldif2ldbm utility.
I recommend using Netscape's ldbmcat and OpenLDAP's ldapadd utility
as OpenLDAP's ldif2ldbm does no schema checking.

>The password I entered was the same! The result is the same for all users I
>The passwords are encrypted using the 'sha' algorithm.
>Did I do a mistake or is there no (trivial) way to convert the users (passwords)
>a Netscape directory to an OpenLDAP directory?

The formats *should* be compatible.