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Re: Schema changes to already existing databases ?

At 12:12 PM 2001-09-04, Rita Starceski wrote:
>We are upgrading our schema,  only additions to the schema, nothing is
>deleted, but many elements
>have the same name however the OIDs are changing.
>When I try to run OpenLDAP with the new schema file.. everything seems to
>work.  All of the data that
>was there previously still seems to be there now.
>Is this possible ?

In some special cases, you can short cut.  Depends
on exactly what was in use and was changed.  But
the general rule is to use slapcat/slapadd to
rebuild the directory when changing in use schema.

>Should I trust this ?

I wouldn't.