[389-users] importing databases (with Console)

Rich Megginson rmeggins at redhat.com
Wed Jun 12 16:17:28 UTC 2013

On 06/12/2013 01:03 AM, Vesa Alho wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been using Console to Export/Import subtrees between production 
> <=> qa <=> test
> One question, is it possible to import the whole root suffix( 
> dc=domain,dc=com)? So far when I have needed to import subtree, I have 
> first deleted the old subtree and then imported it with the new data. 
> But you can't delete the root suffix from Console (which is by design 
> I think?). Importing the whole root suffix would be handy when I need 
> to copy data e.g. from production to test.

If you use a "database initialization" in the console this will 
completely wipe out the contents and replace them with the new LDIF.  
This is the same as the command line tool "ldif2db".

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