Greg Martin wrote:I didn't think it was, but wanted you to know I had looked for an answer before posting.Now I want to convert to cn=config. I ran:
slaptest -f /etc/openldap/slapd.conf -F /etc/openldap/slapd.d to build the config, then ran:
slapadd -d -1 -F /etc/openldap/slapd.d -n 0 -l cn=config.ldif to import it
I get this error: : config_add_internal: DN="cn=config" already exists slapadd: could not add entry dn="cn=config" (line=1): slapadd shutdown: initiated
I tried -c to ignore errors, but this must be serious.
Not much when I ask Google, but I saw a post from Howard months back that suggested there was a bug surrounding this process and that it was fixed in the 2.3.x HEAD.
Seems to me that anything you found is completely unrelated to this.
I don't, but I do want to understand what's happening. The slapd-config manpage and the admin guide tell me what to do but not why, so I'm trying to figure that out.
Other than that - no other help.
Is there a way to force overwrite?
Overwrite? Why would you want to overwrite what you just created?
Once you've converted the config it's ready to run, you don't slapadd it again. You're trying to slapadd the database onto itself, which obviously makes it complain... There's no import needed.I read this in man slapd-config: