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Re: backup (was: slapcat cannot open database - why?)
You might also tell your "invisible" slave to produce a replog. I save
the relog that my "invisible" slave produces, split into hour-long chunks,
for a week, so I can effectively reproduce the database as it was at any
for the week.
--On Thursday, January 18, 2001 4:52 PM -0700 Ron Chmara <ron@Opus1.COM>
It takes the server off-line for a few seconds, copies id2entry,
and then brings the silent replica back online. It then converts
the *copied* file to ldif format (I use ldbm, man ldbmcat),
so the online real downtime on this invisible replica is for
copying (about 2 seconds) and reloading slapd.