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       slapindex - Reindex entries in a	SLAPD database

       /usr/local/sbin/slapindex     [-b suffix]     [-c]     [-d debug-level]
       [-f slapd.conf] [-F confdir] [-g] [-n dbnum]  [-o option[=value]]  [-q]
       [-t] [-v] [attr[...]]

       Slapindex is used to regenerate slapd(8)	indices	based upon the current
       contents	of a database.	It opens the given database determined by  the
       database	number or suffix and updates the indices for all values	of all
       attributes of all entries. If a list of specific	attributes is provided
       on  the command line, only the indices for those	attributes will	be re-
       generated.  Databases configured	as subordinate of this	one  are  also
       re-indexed, unless -g is	specified.

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

       -b suffix
	      Use the specified	suffix to determine which database to generate
	      output  for.   The  -b cannot be used in conjunction with	the -n

       -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.

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

       -n dbnum
	      Generate output for the dbnum-th database	listed in the configu-
	      ration  file. The	config database	slapd-config(5), is always the
	      first database, so use -n	0

	      The -n cannot be used in conjunction with	the -b option.

       -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))

       -q     enable  quick (fewer integrity checks) mode. Performs no consis-
	      tency checks when	writing	the database. Improves indexing	 time,
	      however  the database will most likely be	unusable if any	errors
	      or interruptions occur.

       -t     enable truncate mode. Truncates (empties)	an index database  be-
	      fore  indexing  any  entries. For	back-bdb/hdb, may only be used
	      with quick mode. For back-mdb it	is  usable  with  and  without
	      quick mode.

       -v     enable verbose mode.

       Your  slapd(8) should not be running (at	least, not in read-write mode)
       when you	do this	to ensure consistency of the database.

       This command provides ample opportunity for  the	 user  to  obtain  and
       drink their favorite beverage.

       To reindex your SLAPD database, give the	command:

       To regenerate the index for only	a specific attribute, e.g. "uid", give
       the command:

	    /usr/local/sbin/slapindex uid

       ldap(3),	ldif(5), slapadd(8), ldapadd(1), slapd(8)

       "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 2.4.57			  2021/01/18			 SLAPINDEX(8C)


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