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Dump 389ds schema

Terminal - Dump 389ds schema
ldapsearch -xLLL -b "cn=schema" "(objectclass=*)" \ \* objectclasses attributetypes | perl -p0e 's/\n //g'
2012-04-04 13:31:31
User: ioggstream
Functions: perl
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Dump 389ds schema

Dump 389ds schema, putting "\n " on one line with perl.

You have to specify the objectclasses, attributetypes operational attributes too, otherwise they won't be dumped!

Alternatives

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Terminal - Alternatives
tail -f file | while read; do echo "$(date +%T.%N) $REPLY"; done
tail -f file | ts '%H:%M:%.S'
2012-03-02 11:15:29
User: Vagrant
Functions: file tail
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Uses the command ts in order to add a timestamp on each line. This command is provided in the moreutils package on Debian, and you may need libtime-duration-perl to be able to format the date.

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stop posting the same comment over and over, you have submitted the same command 8+ times.

Comment by chrismccoy 229 weeks and 3 days ago

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