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Re: Disk full, 15GB of logfiles containing timestamps

Am Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:47:01 +0100
schrieb Dan Hawkes <dan.hawkes@fissara.com>:

> We've encountered a issue where openldap seems to be writing huge 
> volumes of logs for authentication failures.
> Having freed up some space and run `db_recover` (which cleared out
> the log files), then restarted openldap, it's again written ~120MB of
> logs for 200 failed authentication requests.
> The log files are almost entirely timestamps:

> OpenLDAP: slapd 2.4.40
> Any ideas why this is happening?

Yes, db is badly configured, 'set_flags DB_LOG_AUTOREMOVE' should do the
trick. But prior to that, run db_archive -dvh /path/to/dabatase to
remove old files.
By the way, BerkleyDB is depricated, you should switch to mdb.


Dieter Klünter | Systemberatung
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