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. Regards, -- -David da...@pgmasters.net