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From Howard Chu <>
Subject Re: [jira] Created: (DIRSTUDIO-461) Add validation functionality
Date Tue, 10 Feb 2009 08:39:24 GMT
Paul Dorman (JIRA) wrote:
> Add validation functionality
> ----------------------------
>                   Key: DIRSTUDIO-461
>                   URL:
>               Project: Directory Studio
>            Issue Type: New Feature
>      Affects Versions: 1.3.0
>              Reporter: Paul Dorman
>              Priority: Minor
> For testing my software application, I have bogus entries in my group
membership lists. It would be useful to select a vertex in the directory tree
and have 'validate entries' or some such to identify invalid entries. This
would help me tune my deliberate directory corruption so I can be confident my
application handles real errors. I use OpenLDAP, which seems to allow a lot of
> This feature would also be helpful for those reorganizing or debugging a
directory. Our directory is particularly poor at the moment and we would
benefit from some good analysis tools.

Your description of "validate" is a bit vague, but since you're talking about 
bogus members of groups, it sounds like you want referential integrity. 
Regarding OpenLDAP, you should read the slapo-refint(5) manpage and also read 
the Admin Guide.
   -- Howard Chu
   CTO, Symas Corp. 
   Director, Highland Sun
   Chief Architect, OpenLDAP

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