Tuning Your Directory to Harmonize with JRButils
Novell Cool Solutions: Tip
By James Brennan
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Posted: 15 Oct 2002
Here's a tip from one of our education readers, James Brennan, that explains how to get more horsepower out of the already-phenomenal JRBtools.
I work in a large college and every year we have to delete all our users -- including GroupWise mailboxes -- and re-enter them.
We use JRButils (http://www.jrbsoftware.com) for this task and have found if we tune eDirectory with the following tweaks, we get better performance out of our directory during the import process.
The first bit of the command sets a dynamic limit of 75% of available server memory for eDirectory to use. The second bit sets a minimum of 8MB to keep everything else running okay.
Of course, importing locally to the server is highly recommended!
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