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Re: extended characterset/binary/base64 support

"Naufal Sheikh" <naufalzamir@gmail.com> writes:

> Hello,
> I used slapcat command to create an ldiff file. Now ehen I am using
> slapadd to import that ldiff file into my new server. it cannot parse
> entries wchih have an attribute (clientOrg) value in extended
> characterset/base64/binary... I am not sure what it is called. In
> ldiff file those attribute and attribute values are seperated by
> double colons, which I think is also pointing to the fact that the
> value is a extended character set.

This is base64 which you can easily read with a tool like mmencode. 
> The original ldap server is running fine. Do i need to compile my new
> ldap server with some additional support module, or is their any
> option with slapaddd which I can use to convert the enrties in ldiff
> or some thing..... If some can pleae point me to the right
> direction. I have been reading many emails and articles, but I am
> still not sure what to do.

Just import the ldif file with slapadd, base64 coded attribute values
are properly recognized.


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