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Re: Is putting slapd into read-only mode sufficient for backups?
On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 12:00:29PM -0800, Philip Guenther wrote:
> ** Note that the ordering of this is almost completely inflexible.
> ** In particular:
> ** (0) must preceed (5)
> ** (1) must preceed (2) and (3)
> ** (2) and (3) must preceed (4)
> ** (4) must preceed (5)
> ** (5) must preceed (6) and (7)
> ** Minimizing the time between (3) and (6) is highly desirable,
> ** as that minimizes the window in which a checkpoint could
> ** occur that would result in a backup that would require
> ** catastrophic recovery when restored.
Egads. I badly want to express that as a makefile. 'make -j -f
slapdbackup.mk' so you can get your ordering constraints, and yet
take advantage of whatever parallel tasks you can. :)
Is management of a HDB backend's directory any easier?
> Philip Guenther
Brian Reichert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
BSD admin/developer at large