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Re: maintaining indexes while ldap is running.
On Sat, 8 Sep 2001, Markus Storm wrote:
> You should check whether using the latest REL_ENG_2 makes a difference
> for you.
What exactly is REL_ENG_2 and how do I check for it and make sure I'm
using the latest verion?
> (for us, it looks like it did; but I'd like to see someone on this list
> confirm it).
> Michael L Torrie wrote:
> >(No I'm not talking about running slapadd while the server is running!)
> >My problem is that over time, writing to the database using ldapadd or php
> >functions seems to cause something to go wrong with my indexes. The
> >system starts not seeing unix users (stored in ldap). If I stop ldap and
> >run slapindex, and restart, then the users are normal again (ie linux sees
> >them fine). Is this a known issue? I mean I know that writing to an ldap
> >database is not that great (no locking, etc). I'm serializing most of my
> >writes via a sql database that's ldapadded every few minutes. When I get
> >a large batch of updates, over time, bad things happen, like crashes of
> >slapd, etc. If I slapindex as I've mentioned, ldap gets back to being
> >nice and stable.
> >I appreciate any advice and help.