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Re: regarding data backup

Arunachalam Parthasarathy wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am using openldap 2.3.36.
> Is it better to use slapcat to backup the data and use it during
> recovery (after  disk partition crash) using slapadd ?
> Or backup the transaction log files of BDB , so that recovery will be
> done using openldapâs automatic recovery functionality or dbrecover
> utility of bdb ?

I don't know about transaction log files of BDB, but we use
slapcat/slapadd for backup/restore...

Just slapcat to a different Filename each night and you even have
different revisions in your backup.

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