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Re: index an attribute makes it unusable in a filter

Thank you. I did run slapindex under the assumption that it would index
all (we have two) the databases. Looks like it wasn't. When I ran
slapindex -b <suffix>
the index was created and the filter works as expected.

Thanks for the help again.

Buchan Milne wrote:
> On Wednesday, 6 June 2007, sudhakar wrote:
>> If the attribute is indexed
> No, if you have told slapd to index the attribute and use this index, but you 
> have not indexed the existing entries, slapd believes what you told it (there 
> is an index, it should not traverse the whole directory), and finds nothing 
> in the index you told it to use. (If it were to subsequently traverse the 
> whole directory, there would be no point in using an index).
> You need to populate the index, by running slapdindex (any time you add 
> indexes).
> Regards,
> Buchan