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Re: (ITS#6331) slapd freezing, not accepting further 'write' operations while 'read' operations are unaffected

--On Thursday, October 15, 2009 4:50 PM +0000 j@telepaths.org wrote:

> OK, I believe the dead-lock issue is solved, however OCCASIONALLY when
> attempting a restart or stop of the slapd process, it throws an error
> saying 'slapd stop failed', however the slapd process does quit as
> expected, so its a "false failure".
> The one possibility for the reason this is happening, aside from
> blaming slapd, is that my two test boxes are VMs ... so I kind of
> expect sluggish responses, especially on a VMware server as busy as
> ours.  I will note that our production LDAP servers are NOT VMs and
> will never be ;-)
> I believe you were correct, Pierangelo.  I will post my findings over
> the next fews days to keep everyone in the loop.

Probably the issue.  Make sure you have checkpoints defined for all bdb/hdb 
databases as well, which will help with shutdown times.



Quanah Gibson-Mount
Principal Software Engineer
Zimbra, Inc
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