[Date Prev][Date Next]
Re: sync & backup
At 11:09 AM 10/2/00 -0400, Mark Adamson wrote:
> I've been looking into disaster recovery for our OpenLDAP server, and
>I'm trying to figure out a good way to backup the database files. If the
>slapd server is running, it will have the db files open, possibly with
>memory cached objects. To do a reliable backup of the db files, the slapd
>server process would have to be shut down. Are there alternatives?
With LDBM, no. Some folks run a slave just for backup purposes...
With the replacement backend, BerkeleyDB's built in support for
may be used.
> Useful? Glaring errors? Deadlocks? Better ways to backup the db files?
I don't think hacking LDBM is the answer. I think replacing