On Thu, 2001-12-27 at 18:28, Jack Leong wrote: > The extract from my LDIF file is as follows: > > attributetype ( 2.16.840.1.1137188.8.131.52.1 > NAME 'myTestAttribute' > DESC 'my test attribute description' > EQUALITY caseIgnoreMatch > SUBSTR caseIgnoreSubstringsMatch > SYNTAX 184.108.40.206.4.1.14220.127.116.11.15 ) that's not an ldif record, it's an attributetype specification. these usually reside in schema files in your /etc/openldap/schema directory, e.g. the core.schema. if included in your slapd.conf, these schema definitions are loaded on startup. you cannot add them with ldapadd. an ldif record looks as follows: dn: cn=Barbara J Jensen,dc=example,dc=com cn: Barbara J Jensen cn: Babs Jensen objectClass: person sn: Jensen have a look on the openldap administrators guide for detailed information: http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin/ regards, tom.
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