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.TH SLAPINDEX 8C "RELEASEDATE" "OpenLDAP LDVERSION"
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.\" $OpenLDAP$
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.\" Copyright 1998-2005 The OpenLDAP Foundation All Rights Reserved.
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.\" Copying restrictions apply.  See COPYRIGHT/LICENSE.
.SH NAME
slapindex \- SLAPD index to LDIF utility
.SH SYNOPSIS
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.B SBINDIR/slapindex
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.B [\-v]
.B [\-c]
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.B [\-q]
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.B [\-d level]
.B [\-b suffix]
.B [\-n dbnum]
.B [\-f slapd.conf]
.B 
.LP
.SH DESCRIPTION
.LP
.B Slapindex
is used to regenerate
.BR slapd (8)
indices based upon the current contents of a database.
It opens the given database determined by the database number or
suffix and updates the indices for all values of all attributes
of all entries.
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Databases configured as
.B subordinate
of this one are also re-indexed.
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.SH OPTIONS
.TP
.B \-v
enable verbose mode.
.TP
.B \-c
enable continue (ignore errors) mode.
.TP
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.B \-q
enable quick (fewer integrity checks) mode. Performs no consistency checks
when writing the database. Improves indexing time, but if any errors or
interruptions occur the database will most likely be unusable.
.TP
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.BI \-d " level"
enable debugging messages as defined by the specified
.IR level .
.TP
.BI \-b " suffix" 
Use the specified \fIsuffix\fR to determine which database to
generate output for.  The \-b cannot be used in conjunction
with the
.B \-n
option.
.TP
.BI \-n " dbnum"
Generate output for the \fIdbnum\fR\-th database listed in the
configuration file.  The
.B \-n
cannot be used in conjunction with the
.B \-b
option.
.TP
.BI \-f " slapd.conf"
specify an alternative
.BR slapd.conf (5)
file.
.SH LIMITATIONS
Your
.BR slapd (8)
should not be running (at least, not in read-write
mode) when you do this to ensure consistency of the database.
.LP
This command provides ample opportunity for the user to obtain
and drink their favorite beverage.
.SH EXAMPLES
To reindex your SLAPD database, give the command:
.LP
.nf
.ft tt
	SBINDIR/slapindex
.ft
.fi
.SH "SEE ALSO"
.BR ldap (3),
.BR ldif (5),
.BR slapadd (8),
.BR ldapadd (1),
.BR slapd (8)
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.LP
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"OpenLDAP Administrator's Guide" (http://www.OpenLDAP.org/doc/admin/)
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.SH ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
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.B OpenLDAP
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is developed and maintained by The OpenLDAP Project (http://www.openldap.org/).
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.B OpenLDAP
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is derived from University of Michigan LDAP 3.3 Release.