verify-db.pl man page

verify-db.pl — Directory Server perl script for verifying the database.


verify-db.pl [-Z serverID] [ -a path ] [-h]


Verifies the backend database files. If the server crashes because of a corrupted database, this script can be used to verify the integrity of the different database files to help isolate any problems.


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.
-a path
Gives the path to the database directory. If this option is not passed with the verify-db.pl command, then it uses the default database directory, /var/lib/dirsrv/slapd-instance_name/db.
Display usage


verify-db.pl -Z instance2 -a /var/lib/dirsrv/slapd-instance2/db


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.


verify-db.pl was written by the 389 Project.

Reporting Bugs

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


Mar 5, 2013