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Re: memberof overlay deployment

> Hi,
> I tried the method suggested by Marco to populate memberOf attributes of
> existing entries:
>>> How would you recommend getting memberof values populated in the
>>> existing directory?
>> If you can afford a sequence of:
>> stop -> slapcat -> drop db -> slapadd
>> Everything gets populated as desired.
> I tried this and the directory was restored minus the memberOf attributes.
> I used the following commands on version 2.4.11 (yes, I know I have to
> upgrade ...) :
> /usr/local/sbin/slapcat -l data_20111201.ldif
> (..drop db..)
> /usr/local/sbin/slapadd -c -v -l data_20111201.ldif
> 'Manual' group membership updates do result in the memberOf attributes
> getting updated, so I know the overlay is working.

slapo-memberof(5) does not support tool mode; in order to populate the
memberOf attribute of an existing database you need to use ldapadd(1). 
You could, for example, dump your group entries, remove them, and re-add
them via ldapadd(1).