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Re: BDB File Size...

Thanks.  We are using 2.4.21, and the sync is

`-slave         `-slave

`-slave         `-slave

Where the slaves are syncing from the masters via refreshAndPersist, and
the masters are mirrorMode and refreshAndPersist

On 12/16/10 3:11 PM, "Quanah Gibson-Mount" <quanah@zimbra.com> wrote:

>--On Thursday, December 16, 2010 7:00 PM +0000 "Rowley, Mathew"
><Mathew_Rowley@cable.comcast.com> wrote:
>> I recently deleted about 25k entries in a specific OU.  Since, the
>> usage of the slapd process has consistently stayed at 70%-75% cpu usage:
>> Is this normal behavior? Is there a way to purge the database files?
>Yes, this is normal.  Like most database software, when you delete data,
>writes it with empty space so that it can re-use it when you create new
>data.  If believe that data is forever gone, I suggest slapcat then
>to resize the DB.
>You don't say what OpenLDAP version or replication method you are using,
>the rest of your question about syncing is rather difficult to have an
>opinion on.
>Quanah Gibson-Mount
>Sr. Member of Technical Staff
>Zimbra, Inc
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