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Re: (ITS#3466) Unable to archive BDB Logs
>Full_Name: Robert Wentworth
>OS: Redhat ES 3.0
>Submission from: (NULL) (126.96.36.199)
>First let me appologize for not using the ITS submission process on my previous
>I'm running Openldap 2.2.17 and BDB 4.2.52. The issue I'm seeing is that once
>slapd is started the logs are never freed for archive. Checkpoint is configured
>in slapd.conf to run every 15 minutes and db_stat shows that the checkpoints are
>occurring. I get one or two new logs a day and db_archive will not show them
>available for archive until slapd is restarted. I know this didn't occur on
>2.1.30. Is there something I'm doing to cause this? Is there a workaround or
>fix other then restarting slapd? I've check the latest change log in 2.2.20 but
>nothing seemed to describe this issue.
This is a problem with BDB 4.2 and is discussed in the mailing lists.
A patch for BDB 4.2 (and corresponding patch for back-bdb) are provided
The back-bdb patch is not needed if you use BDB 4.3, which is supported
as of OpenLDAP 2.2.19.
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. Director, Highland Sun
Symas: Premier OpenSource Development and Support