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Re: server restart - lost data?
Shashank Agrawal wrote:
my server rebooted uncleanly due to power issue and i lost most of the data in
LDAP. I am using openldap on fedora box. I keep server up2date so i am running
latest version of openldap that fedora provides. i searched little bit on
internet and it seems that the data was cache and not written to the database,
and so i lost them. how do i recover the data
You should cd to your openldap directory and run the BDB utility
db_recover before restarting slapd. See:
and what can i do to prevent this.
Several recent threads on this list recommend you add a step to run
db_recover in your slapd startup script, because crashes happen.