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RE: Changing the schema
yes and no.
it depends heavily on what you changes. If you include only a new schema
containing object classes that have been just standardized, then you are
You include the file containing the object class you need and restart the
If you construct an objectclass of your own however you need a OID, if you
want to play the game safe.
You may also want to publish your new class.
( there's also documentation about it around in the internet )
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Horsfall [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: venerdì 13 dicembre 2002 06:22
> To: OpenLDAP Software List
> Subject: Changing the schema
> I come from a relational DB background (Unify), so some of these LDAP
> concepts still seem a little odd to me, so...
> I've been looking for a definitive guide to changing the schema (on
> 2.0.25) with little luck. On a relational DB, this is a Big Deal (tm),
> involving dumping the table(s), fiddling with DDL, reloading, and filling
> in the new columns etc.
> On OpenLDAP, assuming you aren't changing the type of an attribute (or
> deleting it) it seems to be: stop server, plonk new schema file into
> position, restart server, fill in new attributes etc.
> Does anything else need to be done?
> Dave Horsfall DTM VK2KFU email@example.com Ph: +61 2 9906-7866 Fx:
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