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Re: (ITS#4554) slapindex option for attribute
> --On Tuesday, May 23, 2006 7:24 AM +0000 email@example.com wrote:
>> As far as I understand, you should not need this at all when using
>> back-config, as slapd should be able to index the newly index-configured
>> attribute, and start using it when the index is complete.
>> I have not tried this myself.
> Yeah, I quite understand that. ;) back-config doesn't support -q and is
> going to be slow as hell on a running server, especially when you are
> dealing with 100+ million entry directory servers like I'm playing with.
Everyone has different needs. Some people would rather not take their
server down to accomplish a reindex, and a 100M entry directory will
take a long time to reindex, regardless. The tradeoff of course is how
long it will take before you can get any benefit of the new index in
search operations. If you have other servers that can take up the slack,
then of course doing the indexing offline will be faster.
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc
OpenLDAP Core Team http://www.openldap.org/project/