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Re: Connections timing out to OpenLDAP server
On 8/19/05, Quanah Gibson-Mount <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Ah. The only thing I'm setting from those options is several "index"
> > entries. Anything in particular you recommend I experiment with?
> cachesize and idlcachesize
We only have ~1300 entries in our database, so I left cachesize at the
default (1000) and set idlcachesize to 200. It'll be interesting to
see how that changes things.
> >> I also don't see your DB_CONFIG file anywhere here...
> > I didn't know it existed before today. As I haven't manipulated it,
> > it's at the (Debian) defaults. The only values it appears the Debian
> > maintainer manipulated are these ones:
> > set_cachesize 0 2097152
> > set_lg_bsize 524288
> > set_lk_max_objects 5000
> > set_lk_max_locks 5000
> > set_lk_max_lockers 5000
> The first line doesn't even look valid, as it is supposed to be a triplet.
> But perhaps the third triplet has a default.
No; I missed it when I was copying it in here.
> I will note that your BDB cache is currently set to 2MB, which is
> *extremely small*.
That does seem small, but after reading the documentation you linked
to and playing with db_stat, it appears we were getting 85% to 97%
cache hits, depending on the attribute.
In the name of experimentation, I doubled it to 4MB. I'm going to
spend some time reading about the bdb tweaks and see what I can
optimize. However, since our database is so very small, I'm not
expecting dramatic changes...