I don't think it's a good approach using the root account to run such a
Maybe it would be better to perform a search operation against the server.
The code below might work for you:
ldapsearch -Hldaps://your.server.com -x -b dc=yourDITroot "objectclass=*" dn
-D cn=yourRootDN,dc=yourDITroot -W | grep numEntries
On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 3:50 AM, Adrian Overbury <adrian(a)inomial.com> wrote:
Well, I don't know necessarily what the *best* way is, but I can
what the simplest way in. As root on whatever server the openLDAP database
is on, run this command:
slapcat | grep "^dn: " | wc -l
That will dump the entire ldap database, grab every "dn: ..." line, which
every object will have exactly one of, and run it through wc (the
word-counter) and tell it to count the number of lines.
Michael Arndt wrote:
> Hello *,
> what is a "good" way to enumerate all objects in an open ldap
> in order to get a total count of defined objects ?
> ( how many objects ..)
> PS: Sorry if i should know this by reading basic infos
Andre Augusto da Silva Pereira
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