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Re: Adding an objectClass attribute doesn't work (ITS#2469)
The behavior you describe is not indicative of a bug but
expected behavior. As such, this report will closed.
At 08:26 AM 4/25/2003, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>Full_Name: Matthias Urlichs
>OS: Linux Debian
>Submission from: (NULL) (22.214.171.124)
>A "modify" request which adds a new structural objectclass to an object
>results in the error message "structural object class modification from 'person'
>to 'pilotPerson' not allowed".
>This is very unfortunate, because removing and re-adding that object with the
>additional object class works perfectly.
>Example: Given the folliwing LDIF file:
>[ more attributes ]
>inserting the line
>and feeding the file to ldapmodify results in the above error. Deleting and
>re-adding the identical object works.
>This is a major problem because remove-and-add leaves a window where the object
>is unavailable. It's even worse if the object in question is a subtree.