NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | CONFIGURATION | ACCESS CONTROL | FILES | SEE ALSO | AUTHOR | COLOPHON

SLAPD-LDIF(5)                File Formats Manual               SLAPD-LDIF(5)

NAME         top

       slapd-ldif - LDIF backend to slapd

SYNOPSIS         top

       ETCDIR/slapd.conf

DESCRIPTION         top

       The LDIF backend to slapd(8) is a basic storage backend that stores
       entries in text files in LDIF format, and exploits the filesystem to
       create the tree structure of the database.  It is intended as a
       cheap, low performance easy to use backend, and it is exploited by
       higher-level internal structures to provide a permanent storage.

CONFIGURATION         top

       These slapd.conf options apply to the LDIF backend database.  That
       is, they must follow a "database ldif" line and come before any
       subsequent "backend" or "database" lines.  Other database options are
       described in the slapd.conf(5) manual page.

       directory <dir>
              Specify the directory where the database tree starts.  The
              directory must exist and grant appropriate permissions (rwx)
              to the identity slapd is running with.

ACCESS CONTROL         top

       The LDIF backend does not honor any of the access control semantics
       described in slapd.access(5).  Only read (=r) access to the entry
       pseudo-attribute and to the other attribute values of the entries
       returned by the search operation is honored, which is performed by
       the frontend.

FILES         top

       ETCDIR/slapd.conf
              default slapd configuration file

SEE ALSO         top

       slapd.conf(5), slapd-config(5), slapd(8), ldif(5).

AUTHOR         top

       Eric Stokes

COLOPHON         top

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