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From Christoph Czurda <>
Subject Re: Custom schema objects
Date Wed, 01 Feb 2012 10:39:31 GMT

On 02/01/2012 11:30 AM, Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot wrote:
> 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]
oha. Well, this explains a lot :) Thank you for clarifying!


> Regards,
> Pierre-Arnaud
> [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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