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RE: Deleting all Data

Thanks very much

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
[mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org] On Behalf Of Howard Chu
Sent: 15 October 2004 10:38
To: Sadik Kumlali
Cc: openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
Subject: Re: Deleting all Data

Sadik Kumlali wrote:

>/etc/init.d/ldap stop
># /var/lib/ldap/example.com: 'directory' definition in 'slapd.conf' 
># that gives the path of folder in which database files reside
>rm -rf /var/lib/ldap/example.com
>/etc/init.d/ldap start
>That's all!
Not quite. That also deletes the directory itself, which will cause 
slapd to fail to startup. This example would be better as

  rm -rf /var/lib/ldap/example.com/*

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