You mention that “then with an ldapsearch for this user there was not the uidNumber attribute:” . Isn’t the attribute and its value listed here “uidNumber: 1001” . You will get “: Undefined attribute type (17)” if you try to add it to an entry that already has this attribute value populated.
Not sure why your ldapmodify is hanging though.
hi, i was modifying uidNumber attribute of a user but then has been standing for a few minutes and I stopped it:
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