dbgen.pl man page

dbgen.pl — Random LDIF database creator


dbgen.pl [Options] -o output_file -n number


Random LDIF database creator. Used to generate large LDIF files for use in testing the Directory Server.


A summary of options is included below:

Verbose output
Quiet output
-s suffix
LDAP suffix. Default is 'dc=example,dc=com'
-c CN naming style
Naming style for RDN's. Default is UID
-O organizationalPersons
Organizationalpersons objectClass. Default is inetOrgPerson.
-p piranha style ACI
Piranha style aci. Default is barracua
-r seed
Seed number for random number generator
Print extra entries for orgchart
Suppress printing of the preamble
Suppress printing of Organizational Units
Location of directory containing data files, default is /usr/share/dirsrv/data
-n number
Number of entries to be generated
-b number
Beginning number for RDN e.g. uid=1 (ending number is -n value + beginning number)
-j number
0 pad numbers used in RDN to this many digits e.g. with 4 1 becomes 0001 (ignored unless -b number is specified)
Add groups containing uniquemembers; generate a group for every 100 user entries created that contains the 100 members


dbgen.pl was written by the 389 Project.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to https://fedorahosted.org/389/newticket.


May 18, 2008