slapd-ldif - LDIF backend to slapd
The LDIF backend to
is a basic storage backend that stores entries in text files in LDIF format,
and exploits the filesystem to create the tree structure of the database.
It is intended as a cheap, low performance easy to use backend, and it is
exploited by higher-level internal structures to provide a permanent
options apply to the LDIF backend database.
That is, they must follow a "database ldif" line and come before
any subsequent "backend" or "database" lines.
Other database options are described in the
- directory <dir>
Specify the directory where the database tree starts. The directory
must exist and grant appropriate permissions (rwx) to the identity slapd
is running with.
backend does not honor any of the access control semantics described in
access to the
pseudo-attribute and to the other attribute values of the entries
returned by the
operation is honored, which is performed by the frontend.
default slapd configuration file