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Re: how to get openldap server time?
> I need to retrieve the time of the LDAP server precisely for data syncing.
> Since proper data syncing is critical, a bit of defensive programming is
> definitely need it here. It is not sufficient to just assume all the servers
> are properly configured.
> At any rate can someone point me to more information on "cn=monitor"? I
> tried to lookup the current docs on openldap.org but couldn't find any
> reference to it.
> I did tried
> ldapsearch -s base -b'cn=monitor' 'objectclass=*'
> But I got "No such object"
backend monitor must be enabled when running the configure-script, and
must also be turned on in slapd.conf.
and if monitor is enabled:
printf "\ndatabase monitor\n" >> $path/to/slapd.conf
backend monitor is not available in 2.0.x, but in 2.1.x as far as I
Personally, my 2.1.21-server doesn't have any values in attribute
'description' for DN cn=Time,dc=Monitor, but other DNs under cn=Monitor
have a description-attribute with deasent values. Anyone have a clue
Bjørn Ove Grøtan
"Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated."