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Re: Is putting slapd into read-only mode sufficient for backups?

--On Friday, February 10, 2012 5:05 PM +0200 Buchan Milne <bgmilne@staff.telkomsa.net> wrote:

If you checkpoint, and you backup all the database files (including
transaction log files) in the correct order, you should not need to
db_recover  (as database recovery can occur at a later time, if it could
not, then your  backup is totally broken anyway).

db_recover does much more than db_checkpoint. If you want to trust db_checkpoint, fine. I don't. In any case, all of this will soon be moot with back-mdb, thank god.



Quanah Gibson-Mount
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