A.3. Parameters in the [slapd] Section

The [slapd] section supports the following parameters:

Table A.2. Parameters in the [slapd] Section

Directive Description Required  
AddOrgEntries If yes, this directive creates the new Directory Server instance with a suggested directory structure and access control. If this directive is used and InstallLdifFile is also used, then this directive has no effect. The default is no. No  
AddSampleEntries Sets whether to load an LDIF file with entries for the user directory during configuration. The default is no. No  
ConfigFile Lists the full path and file name of additional configuration to add to the new dse.ldif. This could include additional suffixes, databases, replication, or other configuration. This directive may be specified more than once. No  
ds_bename Sets the database name to use for the user database. If this is not specified, the default is userRoot. No  
InstallLdifFile Populates the new directory with the contents of the specified LDIF file. Using suggest fills in common container entries (like ou=People). Entering a path to an LDIF file imports all of the entries in that file. No  
RootDN Specifies the distinguished name used by the Directory Manager. The default is cn=Directory Manager. For information on the Directory Manager, see Section 1.2.5, “Directory Manager”. No  
RootDNPwd Specifies the Directory Manager's password.

Important

Do not use curly braces ({}) in the password. The root password is stored in the format {password-storage-scheme}hashed_password. Any characters in curly braces are interpreted by the server as the password storage scheme for the root password. If that text is not a valid storage scheme or if the password that follows is not properly hashed, then the Directory Manager cannot bind to the server.
Yes  
SchemaFile Lists the full path and file name of additional schema files; this is used if there is custom schema with the old Directory Server. This directive may be specified more than once. No  
ServerIdentifier
Specifies the server identifier. This value is used as part of the name of the directory in which the Directory Server instance is installed. For example, if the machine's host name is example, then this name is the default, and selecting it installs the Directory Server instance in a directory labeled slapd-example.
The server identifier must not contain a period (.) or space character.
No  
ServerPort Specifies the port the server will use for LDAP connections. The default is 389. For information on selecting server port numbers, see Section 1.2.2, “Port Numbers”. No  
SlapdConfigForMC Sets whether to store the configuration data in the new Directory Server instance. If this is not used, then the default is yes, meaning the configuration data are stored in the new instance. No  
Suffix Specifies the suffix, such as dc=example,dc=com, under which to store the directory data. For information on suffixes, see Section 1.2.8, “Directory Suffix”. No  
UseExistingMC Sets whether to store the configuration data in a separate Configuration Directory Server. If this is not used, then the default is 0, meaning the configuration data are stored in the new instance. No