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Re: Adding and objectClass to an existing entry

At 12:41 PM 2/18/2004, Jason Joines wrote:
>        I need to add an object class to an existing person's ldap entry.  I'm
>using OpenLDAP 2.0.23 and have and ldif file like this:
>dn: uid=jo,dc=mydomain,dc=net
>changetype: modify
>add: objectClass
>objectClass: inetOrgPerson
>        This format works just fine for adding regular attributes such as
>givenname, etc.  When I use it to try and add the objectClass I get this:
>ldapmodify -x -W -f modifypersonobjectclass.ldif
>Enter LDAP Password:
>modifying entry "uid=jo,dc=mydomain,dc=net"
>ldap_modify: Invalid syntax
>        additional info: objectClass: value #0 invalid per syntax
>ldif_record() = 21

Have you checked validity of the first value of the
objectClass attribute?  See the FAQ for common
problems: <http://www.openldap.org/faq/index.cgi?file=648>.
Failing that, I suggest you examine the server logs for