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Re: additional info: objectclass: value #1 invalid per syntax

At 06:35 AM 6/22/2004, Mario Ohnewald wrote:
>Hello List!
>I am currently trying to add the following to my DB:
>dn: cn=staff, ou=groups, dc=myorg, dc=be
>objectclass: top
>objectclass: posixGroup
>cn: staff
>gidnumber: 50
>dn: cn=Raphael Bauduin, ou=people,  dc=myorg, dc=be
>cn: Raphael Bauduin
>sn: Bauduin
>objectclass: top
>objectclass: person
>objectclass: posixAccount
>objectclass: shadowAccount
>uid: rbauduin
>uidnumber: 1037
>gidnumber: 50
>gecos: Raphael Bauduin
>loginShell: /bin/bash
>homeDirectory: /home/rbauduin
>shadowLastChange: 10877
>shadowMin: 0
>shadowMax: 999999
>shadowWarning: 7
>shadowInactive: -1
>shadowExpire: -1
>shadowFlag: 0
>But i get the error:
># ldapadd -D "cn=manager,dc=my-domain,dc=com" -W -x  -f people.ldif
>Enter LDAP Password:
>adding new entry "cn=staff, ou=groups, dc=my-domain, dc=com"
>ldap_add: Invalid syntax (21)
>        additional info: objectclass: value #1 invalid per syntax
>Is there a way to find out which syntax causes the problem?

You can read the schema def'ns.

>The debus mode was not too helpful.
>I guess i have some objectclasses here which are not defined in my schema
>file. But thats just a guess.

I suggest you see the FAQ for common reasons why this error
is returned.  http://www.openldap.org/faq/index.cgi?file=648