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OpenLDAP 2.0, ldbm, slapcat question
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- Subject: OpenLDAP 2.0, ldbm, slapcat question
- From: Allan Streib <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2003 10:31:46 -0500
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The FAQ states that slapcat must not be run while the server is running.
The man page is somewhat more relaxed, stating:
Your slapd(8) should not be running (at least, not in
read-write mode) when you do this to ensure consistency of
If I run slapcat with slapd active, can I corrupt the directory files or
just possibly end up with a corrupted ldif output?
Also, if I run slapcat against a slave directory, with slurpd off, would
that be "safe" since nothing else is updating the directory?