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Re[2]: Migration from Netscape LDAP to Openldap

Hello Michael,

Wednesday, June 27, 2001, 6:02:24 PM, you wrote:

MS> Daniel Cheah wrote:
>> Wednesday, June 27, 2001, 5:23:49 PM, you wrote:
>> MS> Daniel Cheah wrote:
>> >> 1.) My problem is that Netscape LDAP allows empty value for attibutes, BUT
>> >> OPENLDAP do not allow this. How do I overcome this?
>> MS> Why do you want this?
>> This is because this openldap is for a Portal. So some of the
>> information is not a MUST. So the attribute is there but without any
>> value in it. Netscape export to a ldif file also exported the
>> attribute without value. But when I import it to Openldap, it will
>> failed.

MS> I see no problem piping your LDIF through a filter removing all
MS> attributes with empty value (grep -v is your friend). But I guess
MS> your main problem is that this might break non-compliant LDAP
MS> applications in your portal.

MS> Ciao, Michael.

Ok Thanks for the advise.

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