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Ldapdiff

http://webtomware.rhoen.de/
'Ldapdiff' compares ldif files with a running LDAP server and does an appropriate add/delete/update for every different entry/attribute. Essentially, it combines "diff" and "patch" in one application (although it is designed for "patching" ldap directories using ldif files, not for use on flat ascii files). ldap based directories often have problems with automatic updates, because the only offline interface between a company database and the ldap directory are ldif files, and the company's data is stored in a relational database, since it can be hard to keep an ldap database current. It is time consuming and difficult to create "ldif formatted deltas" for every database change. It is much easier to dump the whole data pool into a ldif formatted file and run ldapdiff. With ldapdiff it is possible to check every entry/attribute of an ldif file against a running ldap directory. ldapdiff can produce ldif delta files in ldap version 3 format, which can be fed, into tools like "ldapmodify", "ldapdelete" etc. ldapdiff is also able to modify, delete and add entries/attributes online.


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Download version 1.1.0 (stable)
released on 14 February 2005

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey20 June 2002



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Thomas Reith Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail mailto:Thomas.Reith@rhoen.de


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite OpenLDAP
Required to use libiconv

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2008.



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