[Date Prev][Date Next] [Chronological] [Thread] [Top]

RE: slapd and checkpoint

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of Greg Matthews

> what other issues? I currently have db_recover run from my startup
> script, should I expect problems with this?

You're probably safe, as long as db_recover doesn't get invoked when there's
already a running slapd. Aside from that circumstance (which will severely
corrupt the database environment) you're just increasing your startup delay a
bit because the BDB cache is emptied after a recovery operation.

> On Mon, 2003-11-03 at 16:21, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
> > slapd by default checkpoints when it is stopped.  However,
> if it crashes it
> > won't checkpoint.  I highly suggest using the "checkpoint"
> directive in
> > slapd.conf to have it periodically checkpoint the database
> while it is
> > running, so that in the case of a crash, slapd has been recently
> > checkpointed.  It also speeds up shutdown time, as there is
> less for slapd
> > to checkpoint at that time.  Running db_recover at startup
> can have other
> > issues (it used to be the standard practice in slapd, but
> that was later
> > removed).

  -- Howard Chu
  Chief Architect, Symas Corp.       Director, Highland Sun
  http://www.symas.com               http://highlandsun.com/hyc
  Symas: Premier OpenSource Development and Support