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Re: Proper Settings for DB_CONFIG
--On Monday, February 02, 2009 1:48 PM -0800 Tim Gustafson
So my questions are:
1. Where should I be putting my Berkeley DB configuration options,
especially related to automated checkpoints and automatic log removal?
slapd.conf or DB_CONFIG?
Whichever you prefer. All doing it in slapd.conf does is make it create a
DB_CONFIG file with those options. I will note that the "checkpoint"
directive in slapd.conf is not a DB_CONFIG file option.
2. Is there some other option I have to use to have slapd actually remove
old log files once they're not needed for a transaction anymore?
The option to remove old log files is a DB_CONFIG option that you can put
into slapd.conf. See the DB_CONFIG documentation. You must also have
check points defined.
By the way, this is mostly a problem for my slapo-accesslog database,
which has significantly more data in it (by a factor of almost 100) than
my actual database. The insanity of all this is that I really just need
to grab the last successful bind and last unsuccessful bind date for each
user account, and I can't seem to find a better way to do it than with
slapo-accesslog. Is there some other much more obvious flag or something
I could set on my LDAP server that would just record the last bind
attempt timestamps for each user account?
Use ppolicy maybe? I think that has last login tracking info.
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