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SLAPADD(8C)							   SLAPADD(8C)

       slapadd - Add entries to a SLAPD database

       /usr/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
       determined  by  the  database  number or suffix and adds entries corre-
       sponding to the provided LDIF to the database.  Databases configured as
       subordinate  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 specfic details, please see slapin-

       -b suffix
	      Use  the	specified  suffix  to  determine which database to add
	      entries to.  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
	      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. If dry-run mode is also specified,  no  conver-
	      sion 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 replica.	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/sbin/slapadd -l ldif

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

       "OpenLDAP Administrator's Guide" (http://www.OpenLDAP.org/doc/admin/)

       OpenLDAP	 Software  is developed and maintained by The OpenLDAP Project
       <http://www.openldap.org/>.  OpenLDAP Software is derived from  Univer-
       sity of Michigan LDAP 3.3 Release.

OpenLDAP 2.4.40			  2014/09/20			   SLAPADD(8C)