slapdn(8) — Linux manual page


SLAPDN(8C)                                                        SLAPDN(8C)

NAME         top

       slapdn  - Check a list of string-represented LDAP DNs based on schema

SYNOPSIS         top

       SBINDIR/slapdn [-d debug-level] [-f slapd.conf] [-F confdir] [-N|-P]
       [-o option[=value]] [-v] DN [...]

DESCRIPTION         top

       Slapdn is used to check the conformance of a DN based on the schema
       defined in slapd(8) and that loaded via slapd.conf(5).  It opens the
       slapd.conf(5) configuration file or the slapd-config (5) backend,
       reads in the schema definitions, and then parses the DN list given on
       the command-line.

OPTIONS         top

       -d debug-level
              enable debugging messages as defined by the specified debug-
              level; see slapd(8) for details.

       -f slapd.conf
              specify an alternative slapd.conf(5) file.

       -F confdir
              specify a config directory.  If both -f and -F are specified,
              the config file will be read and converted to config directory
              format and written to the specified directory.  If neither
              option is specified, an attempt to read the default config
              directory will be made before trying to use the default config
              file. If a valid config directory exists then the default
              config file is ignored.

       -N     only output a normalized form of the DN, suitable to be used
              in a normalization tool; incompatible with -P.

       -o option[=value]
              Specify an option with a(n optional) value.  Possible generic
              options/values are:

                     syslog=<subsystems>  (see `-s' in slapd(8))
                     syslog-level=<level> (see `-S' in slapd(8))
                     syslog-user=<user>   (see `-l' in slapd(8))

       -P     only output a prettified form of the DN, suitable to be used
              in a check and beautification tool; incompatible with -N.

       -v     enable verbose mode.

EXAMPLES         top

       To check a DN give the command:

            SBINDIR/slapdn -f /ETCDIR/slapd.conf -v DN

SEE ALSO         top

       ldap(3), slapd(8), slaptest(8)

       "OpenLDAP Administrator's Guide" (


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       <>.  OpenLDAP Software is derived from the
       University of Michigan LDAP 3.3 Release.

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