To run the Directory Preparation Tool in silent mode, issue the Perl command followed by a string of options using the syntax shown in Directory Preparation Tool Silent Mode Syntax. All of the option arguments are required. Table 8–1describes the options.
The utility creates the following LDIF file and shell script to update the LDAP directory indexes and schema:
Depending on the option values you pass in, the utility will either proceed to update the Directory Server by executing the new script, or not. If you have chosen not to proceed with the update, you can check the script and make any desired modifications before running the actual update at a later time.