[Freeipa-users] sysctl and/or limits.conf?

Dmitri Pal dpal at redhat.com
Mon Oct 13 23:03:42 UTC 2014

On 10/13/2014 06:58 PM, James wrote:
> On 13 October 2014 18:18, Dmitri Pal <dpal at redhat.com> wrote:
>> On 10/12/2014 08:07 PM, James wrote:
>>> On 12 October 2014 19:55, Janelle <janellenicole80 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi again,
>>>> I was wondering if there were any suggestions for performance of IPA and
>>>> settings to sysctl and maybe limits.conf? I tried the website, but did
>>>> not
>>>> see anything.  Have about 3000 servers that will be talking to 3-4
>>>> masters/replicas. Are there any formulas to follow?
>>>> thanks
>>> If you get an answer to this, or if you know of any other performance
>>> tuning params, let me know and I'll build it in to puppet-ipa.
>>> Thanks,
>>> James
>> I do not think it is easy automatable.
> You underestimate me ;)
>> Please see http://www.freeipa.org/page/Deployment_Recommendations and part
>> about replicas.
>> If 3000 in one datacenter then 3 is good enough or 4 if you are very LDAP
>> heavy (some applications are like Jira for example).
>> If you have 2 data center I would go for 2+2.
> OP (and myself) were also curious on if there were any machine
> specific optimizations to add? Eg: sysctl, /proc tuning, etc...
> Anything out there?
Not to the best of my knowledge.
I mean DS has a lot of knobs but they need tuneup only in case of huge 

Thank you,
Dmitri Pal

Sr. Engineering Manager IdM portfolio
Red Hat, Inc.

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