Wednesday, May 3, 2023

[389-users] Subsuffixes not displaying


We are having an issue when using an ldap browser or even the ldapsearch command subsuffixes that are on a separate backend database are not displayed when specifying the parent suffix as the base dn.  In previous versions when specifying the parent suffix as the base dn the subsuffixes were listed.  Currently only entries related to the primary userRoot database are displayed.  The root dse also does not display the subsuffixes.


If we run the "dsconf INSTANCE backend suffix set --enable-orphan dbname" command the missing suffix appears in the root dse but still does not appear in when listing the entries in the base dn.


The subsuffixes are accessible if we specify them as the base dn or access them via the built in ldap browser vi cockpit.


You can perform the following ldap search on V11 and V12 and will see the differences in the results:


ldapsearch -D "cn=manager" -W -b "dc=example,dc=com" -s one -x "(objectclass=*)" dn 



V11 returns

# numResponses: 15
# numEntries: 14


V12 returns

# numResponses: 12
# numEntries: 11



Version we have installed




Previous versions we were running







Jason Villarroel

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Florida International University

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