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Re: ldapmodify error
At 02:47 PM 12/2/99 GMT, Madalina Baltatu wrote:
>Hello to everybody.
>I'm running OpenLDAP 1.2.7 on a Solaris 2.7 system. I'm using LDAP as a
>repository for an experimental CA.
>I'm trying to add a new "userCertificate;binary" attribute to en entry which
>has an userCertificate attribute.
OpenLDAP doesn't support attribute type options. This is an
You, however, can define "userCertificate;binary" as it's own
attribute type (of syntax 'bin').
>When the der file which contains the new
>certificate has the same size as the der file which contains the already
>inserted certificate, ldapmodify will return an error "ldap_modify: Type or
>value exists", even if the two der files (i.e., the two certs) are different
>(they only happen to have the same number of bytes).
Because you liked didn't define "userCertificate;binary" as an
attribute type of syntax 'bin', slapd did a 'cis' comparison.
>For other entries which
>have 2 or more certificates with the der encodings of different sizes this
>problem doesn't appear.
>Is this a software bug?
>How can I have it fixed?
attribute userCertificate;binary bin
to your slapd.conf (or *.at.conf) file.
Kurt D. Zeilenga <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Net Boolean Incorporated <http://www.boolean.net/>