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Re: Disk exhausting because of log.0000xxxx files
--On Thursday, September 03, 2009 8:40 AM -0400 Aaron Richton
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
It would be good to know the openldap release, as well. I recall with the
OpenLDAP 2.1 series for a while checkpoint didn't work, and you had to run
the bdb checkpoint binary from cron manually to make sure it was happening.
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