Topic 7

Date: 3/1/2017
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Linux System Administration

Performance Tuning

  • /etc/ldap/slapd.conf can be configured to include the following two optimization options, responsible for:
    Generating indices for frequent queries and updates:
    index objectclass             eq
    index uid,uidNumber,gidNumber eq,pres

    Cache LDAP data in memory
    # how many attribute values are cached in memory
    cachesize     10000
    # specifies the size, in bytes, of the space allocated to store database files in memory
    dbcachesize   1000000

  • Implement slave (replication) LDAP servers.

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