OID Bulkdelete Command Hangs (Doc ID 1494708.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Around 20 million entries were loaded under one tree using bulkload on an installation consisting of

The entries were loaded successfully.
It was then attempted to delete the entire tree using the 'bulkdelete' command:

./bulkdelete connect="OIDDB" <basedn> cleandb=TRUE

The command ran for more than 2 days, so it had to be stopped.

Checking in ODSM browser the tree structure was not available but doing a search for a particular entry under that tree returned results with values.

Cause

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