Incorrect. It is stored in a database of type "ldif".
This may not be
"bdb" or "hdb" that you are used to, but it is a type of OpenLDAP
You know, I tend to call databases, databases and flat files, flat files (or sometimes
text files). There does tend to
be a bit of a difference between the two.
And the *.ldif files found in /etc/ldap/slapd.d/cn=config/cn=schema are pretty much simple
flat files, in a slightly
modified ldif format, basically with some extra attributes defined at the end of the
And if they are "databases" (which I find hard to believe having looked at their
internal structure), then one must
question the advisability of using a .ldif filename suffix, which has very specific
Either way, sorry but I'm not buying it.
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