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Re: LDBM or BDB ?

Thank you. There is not much out there written on this subject. I'm sure
others starting out with LDAP can benefit this also. 

On Fri, 2004-01-02 at 07:07, Ignacio Coupeau wrote:
> Kent L. Nasveschuk wrote:
> > Can anyone give me some reasons to switch from ldbm to Berkeley bdb for
> > LDAP backend? I had such problems getting LDAP to compile with BDB that
> > I gave up on it until recently. Now I don't know if it is worth the
> > effort to recompile all databases to BDB or leave as is. I have roughly
> > 2000 accounts 3 slave LDAP directories and 1 master. These are used
> > primarily for Samba authentication.
> I recommend you stay a while with ldbm; samba wrotes very few in the 
> ldap, so the ldbm may be OK (we have about +29.000 accounts and runs as 
> a charm).
> The DBD requires a careful tunning, and may be a pain if you don't have 
> some experience (look the list :).
> Ignacio
Kent L. Nasveschuk <kent@wareham.k12.ma.us>