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Re: (ITS#7417) Why is there no schema add utility?

jerrac@gmail.com wrote:
> Full_Name: David Reagan
> Version: 2.4
> OS: Ubuntu 12.04
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> Why is there no simple way to add new schema's to cn=Config? As in, something
> like "slapadd --schema newschema.schema".

Eh? New schemas can be added directly using slapadd, or using ldapadd.

> The best explanation I found on how to add a new schema is
> http://www.zytrax.com/books/ldap/ch6/slapd-config.html#use-schemas. You have to
> create a conf file, a new directory, run a command, edit a file, and then run
> another command. That's a lot of places where user error could break things.

Your first mistake is in trusting anything that Zytrax says. Most of their 
information is out of date or flat wrong.

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