14.0 LDAP-Based Backup

The LDAP-based backup feature is introduced with NetIQ eDirectory 8.8. This feature is used to backup the attributes and attribute values one object at a time.

The following table lists the platforms that support this feature:

Feature

Linux

Windows

LDAP-based backup

This feature lets you perform an incremental backup wherein the object is backed up only if there are changes to the object.

LDAP-based backup provides a set of interfaces for backup and restore of eDirectory objects exposed through the LDAP Libraries for C through LDAP extended operations.

For more information on LDAP Libraries for C SDK, refer to the LDAP Libraries for C documentation.

For an example of how to do backup and restore of eDirectory objects through LDAP, refer to the backup.c sample code.