Sun Directory Server Enterprise Edition 7.0 Administration Guide

Compressing Entries

To reduce the database entry size, entities can be compressed. The compressed entry results in improved performance through reducing the number of overflow pages in large databases.

ProcedureTo Compress the Size of Entries in Database

  1. Configure compressed-entries to specify the entries that need to be compressed.

    $ dsconf set-suffix-prop -p port-number dc=example,dc=com compressed-entries:all

    For more information, see compressed-entries(5dsconf)

  2. Configure compression-mode to specify the compression technique.

    $ dsconf set-suffix-prop -p port-number dc=example,dc=com compression-mode:DSZ

    For more information, see compression-mode(5dsconf)