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Directory Server perl script for restoring a backup.

Mar 5, 2013
BAK2DB.PL(8)                         System Manager's Manual                         BAK2DB.PL(8)

NAME - Directory Server perl script for restoring a backup

SYNOPSIS -a archivedir [-Z serverID] [-D rootdn] { -w password | -w - | -j filename } [-t dbtype] [-n backendname] [-P protocol] [-v] [-h]


Restores a database from a backup. The Directory Server must be started prior to running this script.


A summary of options is included below: -a archivedir The directory of the archived database. -Z Server Identifier The server ID of the Directory Server instance. If there is only one instance on the system, this option can be skipped. -D Root DN The Directory Manager DN, or root DN. If not specified, the script will search the server instance configuration for the value. -w password The rootdn password. -w - Prompt for the rootdn password. -j password filename The name of the file that contains the root DN password. -t database type The backend database type (default: ldbm database). -n Backend Name The name of the LDBM database to restore. Example: userRoot -P Protocol The connection protocol to connect to the Directory Server. Protocols are START‐ TLS, LDAPS, LDAPI, and LDAP. If this option is skipped, the most secure protocol that is available is used. For LDAPI, AUTOBIND is also available for the root user. -v Display verbose output -h Display usage

EXAMPLE -a /LDAP/backups/20130305/ -D 'cn=directory manager' -w password -n userRoot -P LDAPS Note: security must be enabled to use protocol LDAPS. If LDAPS is not available it will default to next strongest/available protocol automatically. -a /LDAP/backups/20130305/ -Z instance2 -w password -n example -P LDAPI


Exit status is zero if no errors occur. Errors result in a non-zero exit status and a diagnostic message being written to standard error.

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