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Re: Copying Database

On Tue, 13 Feb 2001 05:27:56 Wilson KH Sheh wrote:
>I have just installed the openldap 2.0.7 on Red Hat 7. The directory
>/usr/local/var/openldap-ldbm is empty initially. When I try to copy the
>/usr/local/var/openldap-ldbm/*dbb files of another machine to the directory, and
>start up the slapd in the new installation , I find that I cannot retrieve any
>entry from the new installation. Do I have to do anything else, besides just
>copying the files to the directory. For example, do I need to manually create at
>least the Manager entry in the new installation? 

You'll need to copy the various config files under /etc/openldap to the new machine.

>Moreover, is there any tools to
>import/export the ldap entries?

man ldbmcat
man ldif2ldbm

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