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Re: ldap died, can't recover _URGENT, please help

On Wed, 2005-09-11 at 19:44 +0000, Julian Pilfold-Bagwell wrote:
> Hi all, 
> I have an OpenLDAP box running as a PDC on an 800 user network. So far, so 
> good, it's been up and running for a couple of months and has worked fine but 
> I now find that the /var/lib/ldap directory is full of log.0000000xxx files 
> and LDAP has hung. How do I cure this? Is it OK to delete some of the log 
> files and restart LDAP or do I have to clean up with a tool.  
> I need this up tomorrow (it's a school) and I don't want to end up installing 
> server 2003 with my tail between my legs. 

I'm not an expert but have you tried running db_recover?  Actually on my
Ubuntu Breezy box it's db4.2_recover and it is run automatically every
time the ldap server is stared, just before it runs.

George Farris   farrisg@mala.bc.ca
Malaspina University-College