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Re: Is putting slapd into read-only mode sufficient for backups?
On Thu, 09 Feb 2012 14:36:20 -0800, Howard Chu <email@example.com> wrote:
Chapter 19 is obviously a work-in-progress, transferred over from
Presumably because backup has previously only been described in
the FAQ-o-Matic. But I'm pretty sure this has been the documented
backup method with the Berkeley DB backends since forever.
"the documented" -> "a documented" backup method. In the FAQ, which
people were commonly directed to read earlier in OpenLDAP's life.
Getting back to how to speed up restore:
If you do move to slapcat/slapadd, note that tuning slapd as described
in the Guide speeds up slapadd a lot, if you have not already done
that. So does the -q flag to slapadd. There was a time when a
normally configured slapd would not open a database built with slapadd
-q, but I think that was a long time ago.