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Re: online backup with slapcat?

On Wed, 2 Mar 2005, fuser9bb@hotpop.com wrote:

Can someone explain what " For BDB and HDB, slapcat(8) can generally be used while the server is running" means. Is it safe or not? I'm still at the same point in my understanding. :)

We've been doing backups of our back-bdb database with slapcat while slapd is running since OL 2.1.25. Works like a champ.

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