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[Fwd: Re: LDBM or BDB ?]
I've asked this question in the past. This is one response I received.
Kent L. Nasveschuk <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- To: "Kent L. Nasveschuk" <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: LDBM or BDB ?
- From: Ignacio Coupeau <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 02 Jan 2004 13:07:19 +0100
- Cc: OPENLDAP <openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org>
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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
The DBD requires a careful tunning, and may be a pain if you don't have
some experience (look the list :).
Ignacio Coupeau, Ph.D. email@example.com
CTI, Director firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Navarra email@example.com
Pamplona, SPAIN http://www.unav.es/cti/
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