On 23 mai 2013, at 16:31, Howard Chu <hyc(a)symas.com> wrote:
> Full_Name: Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot
> Version: 2.4.35
> OS: Linux Mint
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (220.127.116.11)
> It looks like it's not possible to modify the 'objectClass' attribute of
> configuration entries.
Correct. The config DIT has very rigid schema and layout rules.
> I have some code generating entries for OpenLDAP configuration
from a UI utility
> and updating existing configuration entries in DIT.
> This code generates entries with the 'objectClass' attribute containing the
> object class hierarchy (all the way to 'top') and not only the highest
> structural object class (which is the case of default OpenLDAP configuration).
> When updating the configuration in the DIT, the code then tries to complete the
> 'objectClass' attribute with the full list of object classes.
> That operations ends with "error code 53- UnwillingToPerform".
Don't do that.
Sure, that's why I have a *bad* workaround to not update the 'objectClass'
attribute even if the original and my generated one don't match.
Still, looking at LDAP standards, that doesn't seem to be a naughty operation at all
and nothing is really wrong with the resulting entry.
> Here's an example on the "cn=config" entry:
> #!RESULT ERROR
> #!CONNECTION ldap://10.211.55.13:389
> #!DATE 2013-05-22T14:56:03.039
> #!ERROR [LDAP: error code 53 - UnwillingToPerform]
> dn: cn=config
> changetype: modify
> replace: objectClass
> objectClass: olcConfig
> objectClass: olcGlobal
> objectClass: top
-- Howard Chu
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Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/