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Re: "no structuralObjectClass operational attribute" ?

I've updated:

with common object class violations.

At 05:25 PM 2002-08-26, Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:
>At 03:33 PM 2002-08-26, Darren Gamble wrote:
>>I recently checked out a CVS version of HEAD (on Friday) and imported my
>>directory into it (using slapadd).  Everything imports OK (schemacheck on,
>>of course!) and I can query data from the server fine.
>>But, I can not add ANY new entries with ldapadd.  If I shut the server down
>>and use slapadd instead, they add without even a warning and can be queried
>>when the server starts back up.
>>The message I get with ldapadd (or with any other tool I've used) is:
>>ldap_add: Object class violation (65)
>>        additional info: no structuralObjectClass operational attribute
>This means that the entry has some sort of structural
>object class problem. Without a copy of the entry (and
>applicable custom schema, if any), I am not able to
>determine what the exact problem is.
>>Some Googling for just that attribute name reveals that the attribute
>>"structuralObjectClass" is used in some directory servers to define the
>>objectclass which is the structural objectclass.  I don't understand why
>>this is even necessary, as OpenLDAP 2.1.X already seems to reject any
>>entries that don't have exactly one structural objectclass.  At any rate I
>>have been unable to find out, as the word "structuralObjectClass" doesn't
>>appear anywhere in the 2.1 Handbook, doesn't appear in the FAQ (using the
>>OpenLDAP online search tools) and doesn't appear in the man pages (again,
>>using the OpenLDAP online search tools).
>The Admin Guide and manual pages does not detail the
>LDAP/X.500 models... at least not yet.  The FAQ could do
>with some answers in this area.
>>Why do additions work with slapadd, but not ldapadd?
>slapadd(8) does a subset of the checks that slapd(8) does
>upon receipt of an LDAP Add request from ldapadd(1) (or
>other client).
>>Am I supposed to add a "structuralObjectClass" to all of my ldap additions?
>No.  The slapd(8) will generate it on input.  (It will be in
>slapcat(8) output, which can be feed back into a slapadd(8).
>But you shouldn't muck with its value.)
>>Is this "structuralObjectClass" documented anywhere on OpenLDAP's site?
>>Or, is this just a bug?
>The misleading error message is a bug...  I cannot, from
>the information provided, tell if there are additional
>bugs here.
>>Thanks in advance,
>>Darren Gamble
>>Planner, Regional Services
>>Shaw Cablesystems GP
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