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From Brian Burch <>
Subject Re: ApacheDS 2.0.0-M23 non-gui adding a partition
Date Fri, 03 Feb 2017 02:16:39 GMT
On 03/02/17 00:44, Louis-Gabriel Thibault wrote:
> Hello Brian,
> On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 4:04 AM, Brian Burch <> wrote:
>> As I was using a development server, I decided to purge M23 and start
>> again. Before I started the new server for the first time, I edited
>> config.ldif and changed all the references for "example" to suit my own
>> partition. When I ran my first admin ldapsearch, the server created my
>> empty partition (and not the example one). I subsequently had no difficulty
>> running my first few 1.5.4 customisation scripts.
>> Did I use the most suitable technique to create my partition under M23? Is
>> the best technique already documented somewhere, because I couldn't find it
>> in my searches? Should the best procedure be documented in the "adding
>> partition" page of the wiki? Can I do it, or must it be done by someone
>> with special access privileges?
> We also deploy apacheds 2 M23 on ubuntu (14 and 16).  We use the same trick
> to create our own partition.

That is reassuring, so thank you for letting me know Louis-Gabriel.

Just to be clear, did you mean you did not find a way to create a 
partition /after/ config.ldif has been "migrated"?

> We did encounter an issue when the OS sends SIGKILL to apacheds; the jdbm
> database becomes corrupted and makes apacheds unable to start again. That
> is very unfortunate.
> Under ubuntu 14 we update-rc and add apacheds to system services. We had to
> add apacheds' pid to /run/sendsigs.omit.d and make the system wait on
> apacheds stop sequence. Otherwise after 10 seconds sendsigs SIGKILLs
> everything.
> Under ubuntu 16 we increased systemd stop delay.
> Hope this helps others as well.

Thanks for warning me! I will be careful to check restart behaviour when 
the server is stopped.



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