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Re: Migrating from iPlanet to OpenLDAP
Agreed. I had the same issue. Create a short LDIF file per the
installation instructions that contains an entry for the directory suffix.
Use ldapadd to import that LDIF first, then proceed with your iPlanet data.
Gary Williams wrote:
> ldap_add: No such object has nothing to do with the schema. The
> message indicates that the parent entry of the one you're trying
> to add doesn't exist in the directory. What's the suffix of your
> server? I assume it's o=podunk.com (using your example). Make
> sure the o=podunk.com entry exists before trying to add anything
> under it.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: J B Bell [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2001 12:31 PM
> > To: openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> > Subject: Migrating from iPlanet to OpenLDAP
> > We'd like to ditch our expensive & none too reliable iPlanet
> > v. 3 server and
> > go to openLDAP. However, I am having problems importing the records.
> > I've created a straight ldif dump of the iPlanet records, but
> > when importing
> > I get:
> > adding new entry "uid=foo,o=podunk.com"
> > ldap_add: No such object
> > I assume this is a schema issue. I have these lines in my slapd.conf:
> > include .../etc/openldap/schema/core.schema
> > include .../etc/openldap/schema/cosine.schema
> > include .../etc/openldap/schema/inetorgperson.schema
> > (The actual values are slightly different, of course, and the
> > "..." is not
> > to be taken literally.)
> > Here are sample objectClass goodies from part of the ldif file:
> > dn: uid=foo,o=podunk.com
> > objectclass: top
> > objectclass: person
> > objectclass: organizationalPerson
> > objectclass: inetOrgPerson
> > Any clues?
> > --JB