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Re: ldif2ldbm in ver 2 series?

I still have a problem with ldapadd

In fact I have to stop the database and after I use ldapadd -l .

But in fact I have to delete (with 'rm' command) database files.
If not the old database still exists ????

Is someone know this problem ?


From: "Peter Lavender" <plaven@bigpond.net.au>
To: "Pierangelo Masarati" <masarati@aero.polimi.it>
CC: <openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org>
Subject: Re: ldif2ldbm in ver 2 series?
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 22:21:14 +1100

thanks.. just wanted verication...

so the tool to use is slapadd...

----- Original Message ----- From: "Pierangelo Masarati" <masarati@aero.polimi.it> To: <plaven@bigpond.net.au> Cc: <openldap-software@openldap.org> Sent: Monday, November 12, 2001 10:15 PM Subject: Re: ldif2ldbm in ver 2 series?

> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > I've only just started using openldap and when I had problems getting a
> > database up I came across a posting that used a script to stop the
> > delete the database, and then recreate it using ldif2ldbm.
> >
> > I tried this on a Redhat 7.2 install using the servers rpm that came
> > the distro, but failed. Why? ldif2ldbm was missing.
> >
> > Is this a stand along executable or is it a script. I tried hitting
> > and the mailing list archive to find further refrence to this program,
> > found none. I guess my question is, is ldif2ldbm missing or not?
> >
> > I got the server up in the end using the same text file I created for
> > ldif2ldbm by using ldapadd.
> If the distribution comes with OpenLDAP 2.0 there's no longer ldif2ldbm.
> Strictly speaking, it's beed repleaced by slapadd, which turns ldif
> into a format compatible with the database you're using.
> Pierangelo.

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