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Re: Advice/comments on deploying openLDAP in a VirtualBox
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- Subject: Re: Advice/comments on deploying openLDAP in a VirtualBox
- From: Arun Khan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2009 11:57:04 +0530
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> Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 16:59:30 -0400
> From: Adam Tauno Williams <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: Advice/comments on deploying openLDAP in a VirtualBox
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> On Wed, 2009-09-23 at 00:23 +0530, Arun Khan wrote:
>> I have completed the prototyping of openldap, samba/pdc, on a
>> VirtualBox appliance. The setup works fine with 4-5 different
>> desktop clients connecting to
>> the services.
>> Appliance details: VirtualBox 3.0.6 - 512MB RAM, 8MB Video RAM, 9GB
>> VDI with 1GB Swap and CentOS 5.3 64bit).
>> I am considering deploying this appliance into production with 1GB
>> RAM. The no. of clients connecting to the server will be approx. 150.
>> Has anyone deployed openLDAP + Samba/PDC in a VirtualBox appliance?
> I don't know anything about Virtual Box but I operate an OpenLDAP +
> Samba/PDC for 300+ used on an ESX VM with roughly the allocated
> resources you specify [although I have no idea about "Video RAM" or
> "VDI"]. I imagine the performance of the underlying host may matter
> more than your specific allocations so long as process fit into the
> allocated memory.
Much thanks for sharing your experience and validating the deployment
openLDAP+Samba/PDC in a virtual environment.
The VirtualBox VideoRam is applicable only for graphical display and
VDI == VirtualDiskImage (it is the file that contains the VM).
-- Arun Khan