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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for ldapmodrdn (opensolaris section 1)

ldapmodrdn(1)				  User Commands 			    ldapmodrdn(1)

       ldapmodrdn - ldap modify entry RDN tool

       ldapmodrdn [-r] [-n] [-v] [-c] [-E] [-H] [-?] [-M] [-R]
	    [-Z] [-V version] [-d debuglevel] [-D bindDN]
	    [-w passwd] [-h ldaphost] [-i locale] [-j filename]
	    [-J [:criticality]] [-k path] [-N certificate]
	    [-O hopLimit] [-P path] [-W password] [-p ldapport]
	    [-o attributename=value] [-f file] [-Y proxyDN]
	    [dn rdn]

       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.


	   Continuous  operation mode. Errors are reported, but ldapmodify continues with modifi-
	   cations. The default is to exit after reporting an error.

       -D bindDN

	   Use the distinguished name binddn to bind to the directory.

       -d debuglevel

	   Set the LDAP debugging level. Useful values of debuglevel for ldapmodrdn are:

	   1	   Trace

	   2	   Packets

	   4	   Arguments

	   32	   Filters

	   128	   Access control

	   To request more than one category of debugging information, add the masks.  For  exam-
	   ple, to request trace and filter information, specify a debuglevel of 33.


	   Ask	server	to expose (report) bind identity by means of authentication response con-

       -f file

	   Read the entry modification information from file instead of from  standard	input  or
	   the command-line.


	   Display the usage help text that briefly describes all options.


	   Display the usage help text that briefly describes all options.

       -h  ldaphost

	   Specify an alternate host on which the LDAP server is running.

       -i locale

	   Specify the character set to use for the -f LDIFfile or standard input. The default is
	   the character set specified in the LANG environment variable. You might choose to  use
	   this  option  to perform the conversion from the specified character set to UTF8, thus
	   overriding the LANG setting.

       -J [:criticality[:value|::b64value|b64value|:fileurl]]

	   Criticality is a boolean value (default is false).

       -j filename

	   Specify a file containing the password for the bind DN or the  password  for  the  SSL
	   client's  key  database. To protect the password, use this option in scripts and place
	   the password in a secure file. This option is mutually exclusive  of  the  -w  and  -W

       -k path

	   Specify  the  path  to  a directory containing conversion routines. These routines are
	   used if you want to specify a locale that is not supported by default by  your  direc-
	   tory server. This is for NLS support.


	   Manage  smart  referrals.  When they are the target of the operation, modify the entry
	   containing the referral instead of the entry obtained by following the referral.


	   Previews modifications, but makes no changes to entries. Useful in conjunction with -v
	   and -d for debugging.

       -N certificate

	   Specify  the  certificate name to use for certificate-based client authentication. For
	   example: -N "Directory-Cert".


	   Show what would be done, but do not actually change	entries.  Useful  in  conjunction
	   with -v for debugging.

       -o attributename=value

	   For	SASL mechanisms and other options such as security properties, mode of operation,
	   authorization ID, authentication ID, and so forth.

	   The different attribute names and their values are as follows:

	   secProp="number"    For defining SASL security properties.

	   realm="value"       Specifies SASL realm (default is realm=none).

	   authzid="value"     Specify the authorization ID name for SASL bind.

	   authid="value"      Specify the authentication ID for SASL bind.

	   mech="value"        Specifies the various SASL mechanisms.

       -O hopLimit

	   Specify the maximum number of referral hops to follow while finding an entry  to  mod-
	   ify. By default, there is no limit.

       -P path

	   Specify the path and filename of the client's certificate database. For example:

	     -P /home/uid/.netscape/cert7.db

	   When  using	the  command  on  the  same host as the directory server, you can use the
	   server's own certificate database. For example:

	     -P installDir/lapd-serverID/alias/cert7.db

	   Use the -P option alone to specify server authentication only.

       -p ldapport

	   Specify an alternate TCP port where the secure LAPD server is listening.


	   Do not automatically follow referrals returned while searching.


	   Remove old RDN values from the entry. By default, old values are kept.

       -V version

	   Specify the LDAP protocol version number to be used for the delete operation, either 2
	   or  3.  LDAP v3 is the default. Specify LDAP v2 when connecting to servers that do not
	   support v3.


	   Use verbose mode, with diagnostics written to standard output.

       -W password

	   Specify the password for the client's key database given in the -P option. This option
	   is  required  for  certificate-based client authentication. Specifying password on the
	   command line has security issues because the password can be seen  by  others  on  the
	   system by means of the ps command. Use the -j instead to specify the password from the
	   file. This option is mutually exclusive of -j.

       -w passwd

	   Use passwd as the password for authentication to the directory. When you use -w passwd
	   to  specify	the  password  to  be used for authentication, the password is visible to
	   other users of the system by means of the ps command, in script files or in shell his-
	   tory.  If  you use the ldapmodrdn command without this option, the command will prompt
	   for the password and read it from standard in. When used without the  -w  option,  the
	   password will not be visible to other users.

       -Y proxyid

	   Specify  the proxy DN (proxied authorization id) to use for the modify operation, usu-
	   ally in double quotes ("") for the shell.


	   Specify that SSL be used to	provide  certificate-based  client  authentication.  This
	   option  requires  the  -N  and SSL password and any other of the SSL options needed to
	   identify the certificate and the key database.

   Input Format
       If the command-line arguments dn and rdn are given, rdn replaces  the  RDN  of  the  entry
       specified by the DN, dn.

       Otherwise,  the	contents  of  file (or standard input if the - f option is not specified)
       must consist of one or more pair of lines:

	     Distinguished Name (DN)
	     Relative Distinguished Name (RDN)

       Use one or more blank lines to separate each DN/RDN pair.

       The file /tmp/entrymods contains:

	 cn=Modify Me, o=XYZ, c=US
	 cn=The New Me

       The command:

	 example% ldapmodify -r -f /tmp/entrymods

       changes the RDN of the "Modify Me" entry from "Modify Me" to "The New Me" and the old  cn,
       "Modify Me" is removed.

       See attributes(5) for a description of the following attributes:

       |      ATTRIBUTE TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       |Availability		     |SUNWcsu			   |
       |Stability Level 	     |Evolving			   |

       ldapadd(1), ldapdelete(1), ldapmodify(1), ldapsearch(1), attributes(5)

       Exit  status  is 0 if no errors occur. Errors result in a non-zero exit status and a diag-
       nostic message being written to standard error.

SunOS 5.11				   15 Jan 2004				    ldapmodrdn(1)

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