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Re: slapcat error

"Laura Iacob" <laura.iacob@gmail.com> writes:

> Hello there,
> I need some assistance with an error generated while trying to perform a
> slapcat.
> /usr/local/openldap/sbin/slapcat -d 1 -l /home/backup/output.ldif
> slapcat init: initiated tool.
>>>> dnNormalize: <cn=Subschema>
> <<< dnNormalize: <cn=subschema>
> Unrecognized database type (bdb)
> database bdb initialization failed.
> slapcat: bad configuration file!
> The database which is currently available in the path as set-up in slapd.conf
> was recently copied(binary copy) from another machine in order to perform some
> tests on it.
> slapd.conf has the exact configuration as on the the machine from which the
> database was copied....
> However the openldap version seem to be different between the systems:
> on the test machine : openldap-2.0.27-22
> on the production machine: openldap-2.0.23-4
> Can the difference between the two cause the error?

Now you know why copying a database is evil, it is an absolutely no
no. :-)
I can't remember wether bdb was available in openldap-2.0 already so
check if it is ldbm instead of bdb, but their might be different
BerkeleyDB versions involved as well, so check this.


Dieter Klünter | Systemberatung