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Re: Correct procedure to backup LDAP?

--On Wednesday, August 16, 2006 9:02 AM -0400 Jeff Grant <jgrant@voicesignal.com> wrote:

nice slapcat > ldap.ldif
ldbm_back_db_open: database already in use
backend_startup_one: bi_db_open failed! (-1)
slap_startup failed

Why in the world are you using ldbm? It is a known problematic database that has been removed from OpenLDAP 2.4, so it is not portable going forward. I highly advise using one of the supported backends (bdb or hdb).


Quanah Gibson-Mount
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Stanford University
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