Chapter 10. Improving Import Performance

Very large entry sizes or a large number of entries can negatively impact server performance during import operations. This section describes how to tune both Directory Server settings and operating system settings to improve the import performance.

10.1. Tuning Directory Server for Large Database Imports and Imports with Large Attributes

Update the entry cache in the following scenarios:
  • You want to import a very large database.
  • You want to import a database with large attributes, such as binary attributes that store certificate chains or images.