Offline editing slapd cn=config

This is a simple shell script that recalculates the CRC32 checksum contained in the LDIF files of the dynamic cn=config directory (usually /etc/ldap/slapd.d/).

It can be used (at your own risk) while slapd is down. It is useful in testing environments with a single slapd. Other uses are not encouraged.


#!/bin/bash
basedir=`dirname "$1"`
tmpfile=`mktemp --tmpdir="$basedir"` || exit 1
tail -n +3 "$1" > "$tmpfile"
${EDITOR:-vim} "$tmpfile"
echo -en "# AUTO-GENERATED FILE - DO NOT EDIT!! Use ldapmodify.\n# CRC32 " > "$1"
crc32 "$tmpfile" >> "$1"
cat "$tmpfile" >> "$1"
rm -fv "$tmpfile"

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