Thanks Quanah... finally got a chance to use MakeLDIF, and was successful
in creating a large LDIF file. An LDIF file with 1M entries is almost
Incase others are interested, here's what i did to create this file...
The MakeLDIF tool is located at slamd/tools/MakeLDIF. I used the template
they provided (example.template) to create my LDIF file. It creates a file
with X entries (specified at the top of the template), with each entry
containing random data.
To create an LDIF file with 1,000,000 entries…
Download slamd-2.0.0-alpha1.zip from http://www.slamd.com/download.shtml
Extract all files (to a new folder… doesn’t matter where)
Modify the “define numusers” value in
slamd/tools/MakeLDIF/example.template to be 1000000 (define
Open a command prompt, cd to slamd/tools/MakeLDIF, and enter the
java -jar MakeLDIF.jar -t example.template -o example.ldif
When processing completes, you’ll have an ‘example.ldif’ file in
slamd/tools/MakeLDIF that contains 1,000,000 entries.
m> Brad T
07/11/2008 12:00 openldap-technical(a)openldap.org
Re: Creating a "big" database...
large LDIF file. automated
--On Friday, July 11, 2008 11:39 AM -0400 Brad T Waldorf
Hi again. Thanks again for your responses to my prior posts.
So far, all of my experience with OpenLDAP has been with databases with a
minimal number of entries... 200 at the most. I'd like to do some
performance experiments with a much larger database, say 10,000 database
entries or so. What would you recommend for creating such a database?
(Entries don't have to have real, sensible data... maybe the
name is an integer that increases by 1?) Is there an automated way
creating such a database?
The MakeLDIF tool with slamd. And 10k entries is not large. :) I've
routinely tested 1M+, and that's small these days for a number of places.
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