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Re: grrr...why won't this work?
Gregg Carrier wrote:
> OK, so all of these entries have the suffix "o=Lerdorf, c=CA", so they'll be
> handled by the database defined in my slapd.conf, right? The next thing it says
> to do is use ldif2ldbm. Other books I have say to use ldapadd. What is the
> difference between these commands? ie why use one over the other to populate
> the database? Following the tutorial, I enter the following command which seems
> to execute successfully (test.ldif is the above file):
> /usr/local/sbin/ldif2ldbm -i test.ldif -f /usr/local/etc/ldap/slapd.conf
I would personally try using ldapadd. It uses LDAP to add the entries
through the running server.
I also spent 1/2 an hour once with a similar problem and it turned out
that I the directory specified in slapd.conf didn't exist. After adding
the various entries, check to see if the files exist and have grown in