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Directory Server perl script for updating the schema.

Synopsis [-Z serverID] [-D rootdn] { -w password | -w - | -j filename } [-P protocol] [-d schemadir] [-h]


Manually reloads the schema files used by the Directory Server instance, either in the default location, or in user-specified locations.


A summary of options is included below:

-Z Server Identifier

The server ID of the Directory Server instance.  If there is only  one instance on the system, this option can be skipped.

-D Root DN

The Directory Manager DN, or root DN.  If not specified, the script will  search the server instance configuration for the value.

-w password

The rootdn password.

-w -

Prompt for the rootdn password.

-j password filename

The name of the file that contains the root DN password.

-d schemadir

Gives the full path to the directory where the schema file is located. If this is not specified, the script uses the default schema directory, /etc/dirsrv/schema.

-P protocol

The connection protocol to connect to the Directory Server.  Protocols are STARTTLS, LDAPS, LDAPI, and LDAP. If this option is skipped, the most secure protocol that is available is used.  For LDAPI, AUTOBIND is also available for the root user.


Display usage

Example -Z instance3 -D 'cn=directory manager' -w password -P STARTTLS -d /LDAP/schema/  

Note: security must be enabled to use protocol STARTTLS.  If STARTTLS is not available it will default to next strongest/available protocol automatically.


Exit status is zero if no errors occur.  Errors result in a  non-zero exit status and a diagnostic message being written  to standard error.

Author was written by the 389 Project.

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March 31, 2017