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Re: Newbie LDIF question

On Wed, 2004-07-28 at 10:52, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
> --On Wednesday, July 28, 2004 10:22 AM -0700 Kevin Williams 
> <kwilliams@tarity.com> wrote:
> >> Are they because I ran slapadd as root ? Should I change back the
> >> owenership of these files to user 'ldap' ?
> >
> > Yes.  As a personal practice, I try to use the ldap commands instead of
> > the slap commands.  Both work, but by using ldap, files will be created
> > with correct read/write permissions and ldap commands tend to error out
> > on stuff that slap will push through.
> You could simply run slapadd as the user in question (I suggest looking for 
> the utility from Daemontools known as "setuidgid").  I'll note that load 
> times via slapadd are generally substantially faster than they are for 
> ldapadd, when doing bulk data loads.

True--I should of specified, "While setting up the first few entries for
a new configuration."  (It's also just my personal practice--it helped
me to iron out a few configuration wrinkles before integrating with
other applications).