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Re: Disk exhausting because of log.0000xxxx files

On Thu, 3 Sep 2009, Olivier Nicole wrote:

Because of a sputid script I wrote that was unduly modifying my LDAP
directory, I endup exhausting my disk space with Berkeley DB log files
of the type log.00000xxxx.

My LDAP uses a database of type bdb, I have the option

   dbconfig set_flags DB_LOG_AUTOREMOVE

and thought it would take care of removing the log files. It seems not
so I must be missing something.

You're probably not checkpointing often enough for your workload. Read the slapd-bdb man page and/or Admin Guide and/or list archives on the subject.