Tuesday, February 22, 2022

[389-users] Re: OpenLDAP import into 389 Directory Server failing


Thanks for that.  I have gone through those docs already, and I'm still running into it.  My 389-ds-base package is version



Jason Lewis

Systems Administrator



From: Mark Reynolds <mareynol@redhat.com>
Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 16:08
To: "General discussion list for the 389 Directory server project." <389-users@lists.fedoraproject.org>, "Jason W. Lewis" <jwlewis@microcenter.com>
Subject: Re: [389-users] OpenLDAP import into 389 Directory Server failing


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What version of 389-ds-base are you using?

Check out these docs if you haven't already:





On 2/22/22 3:59 PM, Jason W. Lewis wrote:

After RHEL, etc dropped OpenLDAP, I've begun testing with 389 Directory Server. Currently, I'm trying to use openldap_to_ds to import slapd.d config and an LDIF export to import my old database into the new server.

I've created a new instance in 389-ds named terminal-config. I've tried the following variations on the idea, all of which gave me the same results:

  1. exported the LDIF from OpenLDAP 2.4 on Oracle Linux 7 and CentOS 6 servers.
  2. Rewrote all files being imported to make sure they weren't corrupt.
  3. used relative and absolute path names to the files
  4. Tried importing with a new instance (as mentioned above) and no instance at all
  5. When using dscreate to make the new instance, I've tried setting it up differently (allowed sample entries and not, etc)

No matter what I do, this is what I get when I try:

[root@ldaptest ~]# openldap_to_ds terminal-config /root/slapd.d  /root/terminals.ldif

Examining OpenLDAP Configuration ...

Traceback (most recent call last):

  File "/usr/sbin/openldap_to_ds", line 250, in <module>

    result = do_migration(inst, log, args, skip_overlays)

  File "/usr/sbin/openldap_to_ds", line 178, in do_migration

    config = olConfig(args.slapd_config, log)

  File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/lib389/migrate/openldap/config.py", line 305, in __init__

    for db in dbs

  File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/lib389/migrate/openldap/config.py", line 305, in <listcomp>

    for db in dbs

  File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/lib389/migrate/openldap/config.py", line 112, in __init__

    self.suffix = ensure_str(self.config[1]['olcSuffix'][0])

KeyError: 'olcSuffix'


During handling of the above exception, another exception occurred:


Traceback (most recent call last):

  File "/usr/sbin/openldap_to_ds", line 257, in <module>

    log.error("Error: %s" % " - ".join(str(val) for val in msg.values()))

AttributeError: 'str' object has no attribute 'values'

[root@ldaptest ~]#


Any thoughts on what could be causing this?



Jason Lewis

Systems Administrator





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