LDAP schema updates: How to deal with?

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Sep 30 14:28:01 GMT 2002

On Sat, 28 Sep 2002, Axel Thimm wrote:

> I have been running LDAP based Samba PDCs since more than half a year
> now with great success (Thanks Samba team!).
> There have been some changes in the LDAP schema for Samba (I think
> mostly OID changes).
> Are there any special actions needed when switching the old LDAP schema
> with a new one (dumping out the LDAP database and rereading it etc.)?
> BTW just keeping the old schema with a fresh SAMBA_2_2 build seems to
> work fine (until now ;).

Did you move to OpenLDAP 2.1 ?  The main change (other than removing
some of the required attributes) was to make the sambaAccount an AUXILIARY 
class rather than a STRUCTURAL one.  OpenLDAP 2.1 only allows one 
STRUCTURAL objectclass instantiation per directory entry.

cheers, jerry
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