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ODSEE - Managing Disk Space, Swap Space Memory to Prevent a Server Crash (Doc ID 1311490.1)

Last updated on JULY 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 6.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 14-MAR-2013

Symptoms

Often customers when realizing that their /tmp filesystem is almost full (i.e above 90/95%)  are wondering what to do in emergency to avoid their ODSEE instance in production from crashing

Changes

 

Cause

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In this Document
Symptoms
Changes
Cause
 1. Directory layout relationship with swap space
 1.1 nsslapd-db-home-directory
 1.2 TEMPFS, Swap ,Memory Mapped
 1.3 nsslapd-dbcachesize
 1.4 Relationship between nsslapd-dbcachesize and swap space
Solution
 2. How to avoid running out of swap space
 2.1 Immediate Action: Swap space almost full on a production system
 2.2 Long term strategy: DSEE layout with correct nsslapd-dbcachesize and swap space


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