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ldapmodrdn



SYNOPSIS

       ldapmodrdn [-r] [-n] [-v] [-k] [-K] [-c] [-M[M]] [-d debu­
       glevel]  [-D binddn]  [-W]   [-w passwd]   [-y passwdfile]
       [-H ldapuri]    [-h ldaphost]    [-p ldapport]    [-P 2|3]
       [-O security-properties] [-I] [-Q] [-U authcid] [-R realm]
       [-x] [-X authzid] [-Y mech] [-Z[Z]] [-f file] [dn rdn]


DESCRIPTION

       ldapmodrdn   is   a   shell-accessible  interface  to  the
       ldap_modrdn2(3) library call.

       ldapmodrdn opens a connection to an  LDAP  server,  binds,
       and modifies the RDN of entries.  The entry information is
       read from standard input, from file through the use of the
       -f option, or from the command-line pair dn and rdn.


OPTIONS

       -r     Remove  old  RDN values from the entry.  Default is
              to keep old values.

       -n     Show what would be done, but don't actually  change
              entries.   Useful for debugging in conjunction with
              -v.

       -v     Use verbose mode, with many diagnostics written  to
              standard output.

       -k     Use  Kerberos  IV  authentication instead of simple
              authentication.  It is  assumed  that  you  already
              have  a  valid  ticket granting ticket.  ldapmodrdn
              must be compiled with  Kerberos  support  for  this
              option to have effect.

       -K     Same as -k, but only does step 1 of the Kerberos IV
              bind.  This is useful when connecting  to  a  slapd
              and  there  is no x500dsa.hostname principal regis­
              tered with your Kerberos Domain Controller(s).

       -c     Continuous operation mode.  Errors  are   reported,
              but ldapmodify will  continue  with  modifications.
              The default is to exit after reporting an error.

       -M[M]  Enable manage DSA IT control.   -MM  makes  control
              critical.

       -d debuglevel
              Set  the LDAP debugging level to debuglevel.  ldap­
              modrdn must be compiled with LDAP_DEBUG defined for
              this option to have any effect.

       -f file
              Read  the  entry modification information from file
              tion.

       -y passwdfile
              Use complete contents of passwdfile as the password
              for simple authentication.

       -H ldapuri
              Specify URI(s) referring to the ldap server(s).

       -h ldaphost
              Specify an alternate host on which the ldap  server
              is running.  Deprecated in favor of -H.

       -p ldapport
              Specify an alternate TCP port where the ldap server
              is listening.  Deprecated in favor of -H.

       -P 2|3 Specify the LDAP protocol version to use.

       -O security-properties
              Specify SASL security properties.

       -I     Enable  SASL  Interactive  mode.   Always   prompt.
              Default is to prompt only as needed.

       -Q     Enable SASL Quiet mode.  Never prompt.

       -U authcid
              Specify  the  authentication  ID for SASL bind. The
              form of the ID depends on the actual SASL mechanism
              used.

       -R realm
              Specify  the  realm  of  authentication ID for SASL
              bind. The form of the realm depends on  the  actual
              SASL mechanism used.

       -X authzid
              Specify  the  proxy authorization ID for SASL bind.
              authzid must  be  one  of  the  following  formats:
              dn:<distinguished name> or u:<username>

       -Y mech
              Specify the SASL mechanism to be used for authenti­
              cation. If it's not  specified,  the  program  will
              choose the best mechanism the server knows.

       -Z[Z]  Issue  StartTLS (Transport Layer Security) extended
              operation. If you use -ZZ, the command will require
              the operation to be successful.


INPUT FORMAT

       contents:

           cn=Modify Me,dc=example,dc=com
           cn=The New Me

       the command:

           ldapmodify -r -f /tmp/entrymods

       will change the RDN of the "Modify Me" entry from  "Modify
       Me"  to  "The  New Me" and the old cn, "Modify Me" will be
       removed.


DIAGNOSTICS

       Exit status is 0 if no errors occur.  Errors result  in  a
       non-zero  exit status and a diagnostic message being writ­
       ten to standard error.


SEE ALSO

       ldapadd(1), ldapdelete(1),  ldapmodify(1),  ldapsearch(1),
       ldap.conf(5), ldap(3), ldap_modrdn2(3)


AUTHOR

       The OpenLDAP Project <http://www.openldap.org/>


ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

       OpenLDAP  is developed and maintained by The OpenLDAP Pro­
       ject (http://www.openldap.org/).  OpenLDAP is derived from
       University of Michigan LDAP 3.3 Release.

OpenLDAP 2.1.22             06-26-2003              LDAPMODRDN(1)
  




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