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Re: need suggestion on indexing big directory
--On Saturday, June 05, 2004 10:23 PM +0200 vadim tarassov
I have started with DB_CONFIG containing only set_cachesize parameter,
nothing about checkpoints and dbnosync in slapd.conf. I tried ldapadd,
ldapadd is really the wrong way to populate a database. man "slapadd".
to my DB_CONFIG and started to write log files on file system in RAM.
With checkpoint in slapd.conf I made sure that I was not running out of
memory due to log files.
You need to fully configure your DB_CONFIG file.
slapdindex was running rather well first 1 Gb of log files, however it
started to run rather slow afterwards, and I have noticed that db was
writing on disk like crazy, causing again huge iowait.
slapindex is generally worthless for indexing a large data load. Use
In particular, read, and *pay attention to the notes*:
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