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Re: Appropriate slapd.conf dbcachesize size?

On Tue, 17 Feb 2004, Micah Anderson wrote:

> >From what I've been able to find from reading mailing list archives,
> the FAQ and searching online (and of course reading man pages), the
> slapd.conf parameter cachesize should be set according to how many
> entries you have (since I've got about 7,000 I set it to 10,000 to
> allow for growth). 
> However, I haven't been able to figure out what the dbcachesize
> parameter should be based on. I've read that it should be the size of
> your .db files, but does this mean that it should be the size of all
> of my .bdb files on disk added together?
> Thanks for any help, and if there is some documentation I am missing,
> please point me to it!

man slapd-bdb will show you the slapd.conf caching directives specific
to back-bdb, of which dbcachesize is not one.

> micah

Kirk Turner-Rustin
Information Systems
Ohio Wesleyan University