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Re: Copying trees from one consumer to another

True, but then we don't know how big his set is.

- chris

Chris Jacobs, Systems Administrator
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----- Original Message -----
From: Quanah Gibson-Mount <quanah@zimbra.com>
To: Chris Jacobs; 'nick.urbanik@optusnet.com.au' <nick.urbanik@optusnet.com.au>; 'openldap-technical@openldap.org' <openldap-technical@openldap.org>
Sent: Tue Jun 22 19:23:01 2010
Subject: Re: Copying trees from one consumer to another

--On Tuesday, June 22, 2010 8:05 AM -0700 Chris Jacobs
<Chris.Jacobs@apollogrp.edu> wrote:

> Nick,
> I've done this a number of times - Dev on an 'in production' ldap
> infrastructure.  I've managed to get the boxes out of sync a number of
> times.
> 1. Stop slapd.
> 2. Delete the contents of the db dir
> 3. Copy a db-config into it.
> 4. Startup slapd.
> The full tree is replicated pretty quickly.  Try it out, you'll see.  It
> take less then half a minute to replicate a tree with approx 800 entries
> (very rough estimate) even on slaves in AZ and masters in WA.
I'm sure it does work fine for such a tiny database.  Get a large database
(20 million, 200 million etc), it's not worth the time to do it that way.



Quanah Gibson-Mount
Principal Software Engineer
Zimbra, Inc
Zimbra ::  the leader in open source messaging and collaboration

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