ldapmodify

ldapmodify — perform LDAP modify, add, delete, mod DN operations

Synopsis

ldapmodify {options} [changes_files …​]

Description

This utility can be used to perform LDAP modify, add, delete, and modify DN operations in the Directory Server. When not using file(s) to specify modifications, end your input with EOF (Ctrl+D on UNIX, Ctrl+Z on Windows).

Options

The ldapmodify command takes the following options:

Command options:

--assertionFilter {filter}

Use the LDAP assertion control with the provided filter.

-c | --continueOnError

Continue processing even if there are errors. Default: false

-J | --control {controloid[:criticality[:value|::b64value|:<filePath]]}

Use a request control with the provided information. For some controloid values, you can replace object identifiers with user-friendly strings. The values are not case-sensitive:

Assertion , LdapAssertion

Assertion Request Control, Object Identifier: 1.3.6.1.1.12

AccountUsable , AccountUsability

Account Usability Request Control, Object Identifier: 1.3.6.1.4.1.42.2.27.9.5.8

AuthzId , AuthorizationIdentity

Authorization Identity Request Control, Object Identifier: 2.16.840.1.113730.3.4.16

Csn , ChangeNumber , ChangeSequenceNumber

Change Sequence Number Request Control, Object Identifier: 1.3.6.1.4.1.42.2.27.9.5.9 This is an internal DS server control.

EffectiveRights , GetEffectiveRights

Get Effective Rights Request Control, Object Identifier: 1.3.6.1.4.1.42.2.27.9.5.2

ManageDsaIt

Manage DSAIT Request Control, Object Identifier: 2.16.840.1.113730.3.4.2

Noop , No-Op

No-Op Request Control, Object Identifier: 1.3.6.1.4.1.4203.1.10.2

PwdPolicy , PasswordPolicy

Password Policy Request Control, Object Identifier: 1.3.6.1.4.1.42.2.27.8.5.1

PasswordQualityAdvice

Password Quality Advice Request Control, Object Identifier: 1.3.6.1.4.1.36733.2.1.5.5

PermissiveModify

Permissive Modify Request Control, Object Identifier: 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1413

PSearch , PersistentSearch

Persistent Search Request Control, Object Identifier: 2.16.840.1.113730.3.4.3

PostRead

Post Read Request Control, Object Identifier: 1.3.6.1.1.13.2

PreRead

Pre Read Request Control, Object Identifier: 1.3.6.1.1.13.1

ProxiedAuthV1

Proxied Authorization Request Control V1, Object Identifier: 2.16.840.1.113730.3.4.12

ProxiedAuth , ProxiedAuthV2

Proxied Authorization Request Control V2, Object Identifier: 2.16.840.1.113730.3.4.18

RealAttrsOnly , RealAttributesOnly

Real Attributes Only Request Control, Object Identifier: 2.16.840.1.113730.3.4.17

RelaxRules

Relax Rules Request Control, Object Identifier: 1.3.6.1.4.1.4203.666.5.12

TreeDelete , SubTreeDelete

Subtree Delete Request Control, Object Identifier: 1.2.840.113556.1.4.805

Sort , ServerSideSort

Server Side Sort Request Control, Object Identifier: 1.2.840.113556.1.4.473

PagedResults , SimplePagedResults

Simple Paged Results Control, Object Identifier: 1.2.840.113556.1.4.319

SubEntries

Sub-Entries Request Control, Object Identifier: 1.3.6.1.4.1.4203.1.10.1

TxnId , TransactionId

Transaction ID Control, Object Identifier: 1.3.6.1.4.1.36733.2.1.5.1 This is an internal ForgeRock control.

VirtualAttrsOnly , VirtualAttributesOnly

Virtual Attributes Only Request Control, Object Identifier: 2.16.840.1.113730.3.4.19

Vlv , VirtualListView

Virtual List View Request Control, Object Identifier: 2.16.840.1.113730.3.4.9

-n | --dry-run

Show what would be done but do not perform any operation and do not contact the server. Default: false

--numConnections {numConnections}

Number of connections. Default: 1

--postReadAttributes {attrList}

Use the LDAP ReadEntry post-read control.

--preReadAttributes {attrList}

Use the LDAP ReadEntry pre-read control.

-Y | --proxyAs {authzID}

Use the proxied authorization control with the given authorization ID.

LDAP connection options:

--connectTimeout {timeout}

Maximum length of time (in milliseconds) that can be taken to establish a connection. Use '0' to specify no time out. Default: 30000

-D | --bindDn {bindDN}

DN to use to bind to the server. Default:

-E | --reportAuthzId

Use the authorization identity control. Default: false

-h | --hostname {host}

Fully-qualified server host name or IP address. Default: localhost.localdomain

-N | --certNickname {nickname}

Nickname of the certificate that should be sent to the server for SSL client authentication.

-o | --saslOption {name=value}

SASL bind options.

-p | --port {port}

Directory server port number.

-q | --useStartTls

Use StartTLS to secure communication with the server. Default: false

-T | --trustStorePassword {trustStorePassword}

Truststore cleartext password.

--useJavaKeyStore {keyStorePath}

JKS keystore containing the certificate which should be used for SSL client authentication.

--useJavaTrustStore {trustStorePath}

Use a JKS truststore file for validating server certificate.

--useJceKeyStore {keyStorePath}

JCEKS keystore containing the certificate which should be used for SSL client authentication.

--useJceTrustStore {trustStorePath}

Use a JCEKS truststore file for validating server certificate.

--useJvmTrustStore

Use the a JVM truststore for validating server certificate. Default: false

--usePasswordPolicyControl

Use the password policy request control. Default: false

--usePkcs11KeyStore

PKCS#11 keystore containing the certificate which should be used for SSL client authentication. Default: false

--usePkcs12KeyStore {keyStorePath}

PKCS#12 keystore containing the certificate which should be used for SSL client authentication.

--usePkcs12TrustStore {trustStorePath}

Use a PKCS#12 truststore file for validating server certificate.

-w | --bindPassword {bindPassword}

Password to use to bind to the server. Omit this option while providing the bind DN to ensure that the command prompts for the password, rather than entering the password as a command argument.

-W | --keyStorePassword {keyStorePassword}

Keystore cleartext password.

-X | --trustAll

Trust all server SSL certificates. Default: false

-Z | --useSsl

Use SSL for secure communication with the server. Default: false

Utility input/output options:

--no-prompt

Use non-interactive mode. If data in the command is missing, the user is not prompted and the tool will fail. Default: false

--noPropertiesFile

No properties file will be used to get default command line argument values. Default: false

--propertiesFilePath {propertiesFilePath}

Path to the file containing default property values used for command line arguments.

-v | --verbose

Use verbose mode. Default: false

General options:

-V | --version

Display Directory Server version information. Default: false

-H | --help

Display this usage information. Default: false

Exit Codes

0

The command completed successfully.

ldap-error

An LDAP error occurred while processing the operation. LDAP result codes are described in RFC 4511 . Also see the additional information for details.

89

An error occurred while parsing the command-line arguments.

Files

You can use ~/.opendj/tools.properties to set the defaults for bind DN, host name, and port number as in the following example:

hostname=directory.example.com
port=1389
bindDN=uid=kvaughan,ou=People,dc=example,dc=com

ldapcompare.port=1389
ldapdelete.port=1389
ldapmodify.port=1389
ldappasswordmodify.port=1389
ldapsearch.port=1389