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SLAPADD(8C)							   SLAPADD(8C)

       slapadd - Add entries to	a SLAPD	database

       /usr/local/sbin/slapadd	    [-b	suffix]	     [-c]     [-d debug-level]
       [-f slapd.conf] [-F confdir] [-g] [-j lineno] [-l ldif-file] [-n	dbnum]
       [-o option[=value]] [-q]	[-s] [-S SID] [-u] [-v]	[-w]

       Slapadd	is used	to add entries specified in LDAP Directory Interchange
       Format (LDIF) to	a slapd(8) database.  It opens the given database  de-
       termined	 by the	database number	or suffix and adds entries correspond-
       ing to the provided LDIF	to the database.  Databases configured as sub-
       ordinate	 of  this  one	are also updated, unless -g is specified.  The
       LDIF input is read from standard	input or the specified file.

       All files eventually created by slapadd will  belong  to	 the  identity
       slapadd	is  run	 as, so	make sure you either run slapadd with the same
       identity	slapd(8) will be run as	(see option -u in slapd(8)), or	change
       file ownership before running slapd(8).

       Note: slapadd will also perform the relevant indexing whilst adding the
       database	if any	are  configured.  For  specific	 details,  please  see

       -b suffix
	      Use  the specified suffix	to determine which database to add en-
	      tries to.	By default, the	first database that supports  the  re-
	      quested  operation is used. The -b cannot	be used	in conjunction
	      with the -n option.

       -c     enable continue (ignore errors) mode.

       -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 op-
	      tion is specified, an attempt to read the	default	config	direc-
	      tory  will be made before	trying to use the default config file.
	      If a valid config	directory exists then the default config  file
	      is  ignored.  If	dry-run	 mode is also specified, no conversion
	      will occur.

       -g     disable subordinate gluing.  Only	the specified database will be
	      processed, and not its glued subordinates	(if any).

       -j lineno
	      Jump  to	the specified line number in the LDIF file before pro-
	      cessing any entries. This	allows a load that was aborted due  to
	      errors in	the input LDIF to be resumed after the errors are cor-

       -l ldif-file
	      Read LDIF	from the specified file	instead	of standard input.

       -n dbnum
	      Add entries to the dbnum-th database listed in the configuration
	      file.   The -n cannot be used in conjunction with	the -b option.
	      To populate the config database slapd-config(5), use -n 0	as  it
	      is  always  the  first database. It must physically exist	on the
	      filesystem prior to this,	however.

       -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))


	      The schema-check option toggles schema checking (default on);
	      the value-check option toggles value checking (default off).
	      The latter is incompatible with -q.

       -q     enable quick (fewer integrity checks) mode.  Does	fewer consistency checks
	      on the input data, and no	consistency checks when	writing	the database.
	      Improves the load	time but if any	errors or interruptions	occur the resulting
	      database will be unusable.

       -s     disable schema checking.	This option is intended	to be used when	loading
	      databases	containing special objects, such as fractional objects on a
	      partial consumer.	 Loading normal	objects	which do not conform to
	      schema may result	in unexpected and ill behavior.

       -S SID Server ID	to use in generated entryCSN.  Also used for contextCSN
	      if -w is set as well.  Defaults to 0.

       -u     enable dry-run (don't write to backend) mode.

       -v     enable verbose mode.

       -w     write syncrepl context information.
	      After all	entries	are added, the contextCSN
	      will be updated with the greatest	CSN in the database.

       Your  slapd(8) should not be running when you do	this to	ensure consis-
       tency of	the database.

       slapadd may not provide naming or schema	checks.	 It  is	 advisable  to
       use ldapadd(1) when adding new entries into an existing directory.

       To  import  the entries specified in file ldif into your	slapd(8) data-
       base give the command:

	    /usr/local/sbin/slapadd -l ldif

       ldap(3),	ldif(5), slapcat(8), slapindex(8), slapmodify(8),  ldapadd(1),

       "OpenLDAP Administrator's Guide"	(

       OpenLDAP	 Software  is developed	and maintained by The OpenLDAP Project
       <>.  OpenLDAP Software is derived from the Uni-
       versity of Michigan LDAP	3.3 Release.

OpenLDAP 2.6.3			  2022/07/14			   SLAPADD(8C)


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