On 1/19/18 6:05 AM, Magnus Hagander wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 6:54 PM, Joe Conway <m...@joeconway.com
> <mailto:m...@joeconway.com>> wrote:
> On 01/18/2018 04:12 AM, Svensson Peter wrote:
> > When I then install postgis extension in a database it writes a huge
> > amount of logs which slow down the server a lot.
> > Not only table creation and functions are logged, even all inserts in
> > spatial_ref_sys are written to the audit-log.
> > LOG: AUDIT: SESSION,1,1,DDL,CREATE FUNCTION,,,"
> > ......
> > INSERT INTO ""spatial_ref_sys"" (""srid"",""auth_name"
> > ....
> > This behaviour make pgaudit useless in our environment due to the
> > overhead in log-file write.
> How often do you intend to install PostGIS? Disable pgaudit, install
> PostGIS, enable pgaudit?
> Would it make sense for pgaudit to, at least by option, not include DDL
> statements that are generated as "sub-parts" of a CREATE EXTENSION? It
> should still log the CREATE EXTENSION of course, but not necessarily all
> the contents of it, since that's actually defined in the extension
> itself already?
That's doable, but I think it could be abused if it was always on and
installing extensions is generally not a daily activity.
It seems in this case the best action is to disable pgaudit before
installing postgis or install postgis first.