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Re: (ITS#5275) Poor LDAP performance when we reach 1000 connections

The ITS is for tracking actual bugs. There is no evidence of anything other 
than a misconfiguration issue here. Use the OpenLDAP-software mailing list for 
questions about how to use the software. This ITS will be closed.

hodson.chris@orbital.com wrote:
> Full_Name: Chris Hodson
> Version: 2.3.32
> OS: Red Hat EL 4 Rel 4
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> We're using a Red Hat EL 4 release 4 box to run openLDAP version 2.3.32.
> Every night we find ourselves reaching  1000+ (netstat | grep ldap | wc -l)
> connections to our LDAP server and have found the only resolution to restart the
> LDAP service daily. When we get to 1000+ connections performance takes a huge
> hit and no one is able to login to any box utilizing LDAP. This server consists
> of 2 dual core Opeterons with 8 GBs of memory, so its not a hardware performance
> issue.
> We're able to duplicate this issue on a RHEL 4 release 5 box also when we reach
> 1000+ connections using the same config files. Is there a setting that needs
> adjusting so connections timeout or some other config file misconfiguration?
> Any help would be much appreciated.
> Thank you.
> .

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