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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
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