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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: Toward 2.0...
Date Sun, 04 Jan 2009 20:04:31 GMT
Graham Leggett wrote:
> Tony Stevenson wrote:
>> The DRS system is of interest to me. What happens at the moment if 
>> the system crashes?  Can we copy the flat files, daily, hourly?  
>> Would they be re-usable. i.e. Could I copy the data files, and could 
>> they be used again if copied over the other files?   I am thinking 
>> about a backup strategy for the LDAP data.
> I use subversion to back up my LDAP servers - the ldif snapshot is 
> dumped on a regular basis, and the ldif is then automatically checked 
> into a repository dedicated for this purpose.
> This technique gives you backup depth, so that corruption of the LDAP 
> server doesn't result in accidental corruption of the backups.
That's a pretty smart solution, assuming the server does not contains 
too much data ! Extracting all the ASF entries from ADS will only take 
one or two seconds...

Thanks Graham !

cordialement, regards,
Emmanuel L├ęcharny

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