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Re: adding new partitions [auf Viren überprüft]

Hans Moser <hans.moser@ofd-sth.niedersachsen.de> writes:

> Hi!
> In my very simple test environment I added a subordinate partition.
> When a activate the partition in slapd.conf, everthing is invisible to
> my ldap-browser(s).
> Adding the entry, which ist under "suffix" of the new database, is
> only accepted, when I add a rootdn of its own to the new partition and
> use this to authenticate with ldapadd.
> After that, the wohle (new) DIT is shown.
> What's the right way to expand an installation with an new subordinate
> partition, i.e. ou=test,o=foo,c=bar?
> Do I have to add the ou=test first to the DIT?


> Do I need a rootdn for every partition?

yes, but according to slapd.conf(5) rootdn should be identical to all
databases of this naming context.

> "It is recommended that  the  rootdn  only  be specified  when  needed
> (such  as  when	initially populating a database)." [man slapd.conf]



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