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Re: openldap db wiped?
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Karolis Dautartas wrote:
> This may sound dumb but I still do not understand some things. Could
> you please take the time to answer these questions.
> - openldap is installed from RPM in my system and in rc.local I have
> this code: "service ldap start". Which is probably identical to
> /etc/init.d/ldap start
Why not just 'chkconfig ldap on' ? It achieves the same ...
> If my system shuts down uncleanly again, and
> If openldap is started automatically at boot time and
> If I use "checkpoint 8 5" directive in my config file
> Will I only loose data since the last checkpoint (5 mins at most)
> will I loose data since the last clean shutdown (can be 5 months).
It should be the first (only 5 mins).
> Should db_recover be run BEFORE slapd is started at all times?
IMHO, if the necessity for this can't be determined, db_recover should
be run before slapd is started.
On Mandrakelinux we do this (run db_recover for all BDB databases
defined in slapd.conf during "start", but not during "restart").
> What happens if I start ldap, find out that the data is lost, and then
> run db_recover?
Buchan Milne Senior Support Technician
Obsidian Systems http://www.obsidian.co.za
B.Eng RHCE (803004789010797)
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