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Re: ldapmodify question
Have you considered using the Net::LDAP CPAN module? It would give you
much more flexability than passing information to "ldapmodify" and
"ldapadd". It is also very simple to use.
On Fri, 17 May 2002, Harry Hoffman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I'm trying to figure out whether or not this is possible using
> We have a list of user email aliases that is taken each night from our
> H.R. database and dumped into a file. I have a perl program that takes the
> information from that file and converts it into LDIF form for entry into
> the OpenLDAP db.
> More often than not the information doesn't change but when it does I want
> to be able to use ldapmodify/ldapadd to add the changes from the file to the
> LDAP db.
> The problem lies in the fact that I don't want to try and add items
> such as 'modify','replace', or 'delete' to the LDIF file. I simply want to
> force the changes. From what I'm reading of the documentation that doesn't
> really seem possible.
> I'm hoping that someone on the list can tell me whether or not it is
> actually possible to do?
> Harry Hoffman
> Systems/Network Engineer
> University of Auckland