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.TH SLAPADD 8C "RELEASEDATE" "OpenLDAP LDVERSION"
.\" $OpenLDAP$
.\" Copyright 1998-2002 The OpenLDAP Foundation All Rights Reserved.
.\" Copying restrictions apply.  See COPYRIGHT/LICENSE.
.SH NAME
slapadd \- Add entries to a SLAPD database
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B SBINDIR/slapadd
.B [\-v]
.B [\-c]
.B [\-d level]
.B [\-b suffix]
.B [\-n dbnum]
.B [\-f slapd.conf]
.B [\-l ldif-file]
.B 
.LP
.SH DESCRIPTION
.LP
.B Slapadd
is used to add entries specified in LDAP Directory Interchange Format
(LDIF) to a
.BR slapd (8)
database.
It opens the given database determined by the database number or
suffix and adds entries corresponding to the provided LDIF to
the database.  The LDIF input is read from standard input or
the specified file.
.LP
As
.B slapadd
is designed to accept LDIF in database order, as produced by
.BR slapcat (8),
it does not verify that superior entries exist before
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adding an entry, does not perform all user and system
schema checks, and does not maintain operational
attributes (such as createTimeStamp and modifiersName). 
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.SH OPTIONS
.TP
.B \-v
enable verbose mode.
.TP
.B \-c
enable continue (ignore errors) mode.
.TP
.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
add entries to.  The \-b cannot be used in conjunction
with the
.B \-n
option.
.TP
.BI \-n " dbnum"
Add entries to 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.
.TP
.BI \-l " ldif-file"
Read LDIF from the specified file instead of standard input.
.SH LIMITATIONS
Your
.BR slapd (8)
should not be running 
when you do this to ensure consistency of the database.
.LP
.B slapadd 
may not provide naming or schema checks.  It is advisable to
use
.BR ldapadd (1)
when adding new entries into an existing directory.
.SH EXAMPLES
To import a entries specified in file
.B ldif
into your
.BR slapd (8)
database give the command:
.LP
.nf
.ft tt
	SBINDIR/slapadd -l ldif
.ft
.fi
.SH "SEE ALSO"
.BR ldap (3),
.BR ldif (5),
.BR slapcat (8),
.BR ldapadd (1),
.BR slapd (8)
.LP
"OpenLDAP Administrator's Guide" (http://www.OpenLDAP.org/doc/admin/)
.SH ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
.B	OpenLDAP
is developed and maintained by The OpenLDAP Project (http://www.openldap.org/).
.B	OpenLDAP
is derived from University of Michigan LDAP 3.3 Release.