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Re: Copying master slapd database to slave
>I was just wondering how I should get the contents of a master
>slapd server to a new slave. The two servers are _not_ identically
>configured. The master slapd server serves a number of databases
>and the slave only handles one. I've tried to simply copy all the
>appropriate database files from one server to the other and this
>does not seem to work. The files transfer and the slave starts,
>but none of the transfered data is visible.
No, that generally doesn't work.
>Can I export all the data in the master slapd server to an ldif
>file and import it in the other database? Or is there a better
Sure, slapcat -n #, slapadd
>way? I'm going to have to do this literally hundreds of times, so
>I'm hoping to find the most efficient and reliable way to do this.
If you don't have too much data you can use the 'automatic' method I