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From Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot>
Subject Re: Custom schema objects
Date Wed, 01 Feb 2012 10:30:46 GMT
On 1 févr. 2012, at 11:19, Christoph Czurda wrote:

> On 01/10/2012 01:47 PM, Kiran Ayyagari wrote:
>> to mention it quickly, new schema elements cannot be registered using
>> connection.loadSchema()
>> you need to upload the new schema elements to the server.
>> Please search the ML, this was already answered before.
> Hi,
> I'm sorry but I can't get this to work. I will explain every step I
> took. Please try to explain to me also step by step what I'm missing. If
> you are unclear about what I did at some point, please ask. I really
> want to get this working.
> I used the schema editor from Directory Studio and created a new schema
> project. In the project I included the already existing schemas 'java',
> 'core' and 'system'. Next I created a new schema called 'openengsb'. I
> created my attributetypes and objectclasses. Then I clicked 'export
> schema for Apacheds'. Then I connected to the server and imported the
> ldif. The schema is now under cn=openengsb,ou=schema. I can also create
> entries from my schema objects.
> However, in my application I can use my own schema objects ONLY if I
> don't use connection.loadSchema(). I know that loadSchema() only loads
> the default schemas that are bundled with the api. But how can I make my
> application aware of my schema / load my own schema?

Unfortunately, at the moment, it is not possible to load any custom schema.

We currently have an opened JIRA issue about having a method to load the whole server schema
exposed through the subSchemaSubEntry attribute in the RootDSE:
DIRAPI-46 (Add a generic schema loader which looks for schema elements under the value of
the 'subschemaSubentry' of the RootDSE) [1]


[1] -

> Thank you,
> kind regards,
> Christoph
>> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 5:50 PM, Christoph Czurda
>> <> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> How can I use custom schema objects in my own application with ApacheDS
>>> 2.0? In Studio I created some object classes and attribute types and
>>> stored them in a subtree of ou=schema. So the ldif files are present in
>>> their correct destinations. In Studio I can also build entries with
>>> them. But in my application I get the following error: ERR_04269
>>> ATTRIBUTE_TYPE for OID [any of my schema objects] does not exist!
>>> The problem must be with my own schema because when I move my schema
>>> objects into any of the predefined schema, I can use them.
>>> Here's what I tried so far:
>>> connection.loadSchema();
>>> schemaManager = connection.getSchemaManager();
>>> SchemaLoader loader = schemaManager.getLoader();
>>> loader.addSchema(new DefaultSchema("mySchema")); //?
>>> schemaManager.enable("mySchema"); //?
>>> schemaManager.load("mySchema"); //?
>>> Well, after this my schema is enabled and loaded but the elements are
>>> still not registered. So how can I register them?
>>> Thank you,
>>> kind regards,
>>> Christoph

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