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       rsearch - Stress test an LDAP server with search operations


       rsearch -D binddn -w bindpw -s suffix -f filter [options]


       Stress tests an LDAP server with search operations.


       A summary of options is included below:

       -H     print Usage (this message)

       -h host
              ldap server host (default: localhost)

       -p port
              ldap server port (default: 389)

       -S scope
              search SCOPE [0,1,or 2]  (default: 2)

       -b     bind before every operation

       -u     don't unbind -- just close the connection

       -L     set linger -- connection discarded when closed

       -N     No operation -- just bind (ignore mdc)

       -v     verbose

       -y     nodelay

       -q     quiet

       -l     logging

       -m     operaton: modify non-indexed attr (description). -B required

       -M     operaton: modify indexed attr (telephonenumber). -B required

       -d     operaton: delete. -B required

       -c     operaton: compare. -B required

       -i file
              name file; used for the search filter

       -B file
              [DN and] UID file (use '-B \?' to see the format)

       -A attrs
              list of attributes for search request

       -a file
              list of attributes for search request in a file

       -- (use '-a \?' to see the format ; -a & -A are mutually exclusive)

       -n number
              (reserved for future use)

       -o number
              Search time limit, in seconds; (default: 30; no time limit: 0)

       -j number
              sample interval, in seconds  (default: 10)

       -t number
              threads  (default: 1)

       -T number
              Time limit, in seconds; cmd stops when exceeds <number>

       -V     show running average

       -C num take num samples, then stop

       -R num drop connection & reconnect every num searches

       -x     Use -B file for binding; ignored if -B is not given


       rsearch was written by the 389 Project.


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       Copyright © 2001 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Used by permission.
       Copyright © 2008 Red Hat, Inc.
       This  manual  page was written by Michele Baldessari <>, for the Debian
       project (but may be used by others).
       This is free software.  You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the Directory
       Server  license  found in the LICENSE file of this software distribution.  This license is
       essentially the GNU General Public  License  version  2  with  an  exception  for  plug-in

                                           May 18, 2008                                RSEARCH(1)