[Samba] Cleanup CN=Deleted Objects, DC=DomainDnsZones, DC=domain, DC=local

Achim Gottinger achim at ag-web.biz
Thu Jul 25 09:32:41 MDT 2013

Am 25.07.2013 16:57, schrieb Achim Gottinger:
> Hi,
> Due to an not so well coded dns update script my 
> /var/lib/samba/private/sam.ldb.d/DC=DOMAINDNSZONES,DC=DOMAIN,DC=LOCAL.ldb 
> db consumes now ~500MB.
> So i decided to delete all the Outdated records.
> I prepared an list of all the DN's with Base 
> DC=DomainDnsZones,DC=domain,DC=local and Attribute isDeleted=TRUE.
> There are about 80000 outdated entries whom i plan to delete. If I 
> loop over each line in my list and run ldbdel -H 
> DC=DOMAINDNSZONES,DC=DOMAIN,DC=LOCAL.ldb [DN] it takes about an second 
> for each entry so it would take about 22h to delete them all. Is there 
> a way i can speed things up?
> Thanks in advance
> achim~
Found an faster solution using ldbmodify so never mind.

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