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Re: Newbie help with ldapadd
Yes, it is unfamiliar to me.
Hence "newbie" in the subject line.
Thanks for the info.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Howard Chu" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Tyrone Steele" <email@example.com>;
Sent: Wednesday, August 28, 2002 2:10 PM
Subject: RE: Newbie help with ldapadd
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> > [mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of Tyrone Steele
> > I have used iPlanet's ldap and have gotten used to their syntax and
> > structure (although I do not fully yet understand how it all works
> > I'm trying to create a proper LDIF file to run ldapadd.
> > Here is my ldapadd command I'm running:
> > ldapadd -x -D "cn=Manager,dc=steeleancestry,dc=org" -W -f
> > Here is the error:
> > adding new entry "cn=Tyrone
> > ldap_add: No such object
> > matched DN: "dc=steeleancestry,dc=org"
> > ldif_record() = 32
> > Here is my ldapsearch result = nothing really:
> > #ldapsearch -x -b 'dc=steeleancestry,dc=org' '(objectclass=*)'
> > # steeleancestry,dc=org
> > dn: dc=steeleancestry,dc=org
> > objectClass: dcobject
> > objectClass: organization
> > o: Steeleancestry
> > dc: steeleancestry.org
> > # Manager,dc=steeleancestry,dc=org
> > dn: cn=Manager,dc=steeleancestry,dc=org
> > objectClass: organizationalRole
> > cn: Manager
> > So, what am I doing wrong?
> > Having a heck of a time.
> Is the concept of using trees so unfamiliar to you? You have tried to
> when only c=baz,d=blah exists. This is like trying to
> mkdir /usr/local/custom/test
> when only /usr/local exists. You have to create the intermediate
> levels of the tree before you can add new leaves at the bottom.
> -- Howard Chu
> Chief Architect, Symas Corp. Director, Highland Sun
> http://www.symas.com http://highlandsun.com/hyc
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