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  • Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:45:57 +0000

Hello everyone,

I am trying to host my own OSM Overpass server for my master thesis research.
I downloaded the database with attic data and could successfully complete the
installation up to setting up the Web API. Until this point everything works

I would also like to setup the areas in the database, so I could query data by
an area. I started the area creation process two days ago, which is still
running. Is it normal to run it for two days (the official documentation says
it would take up to 24 hours). I included some details I though might
relevant to this case


These are my installation directories

$DB_DIR = /data/osm/osm-3s_v0.7.55/bin/database_dir
$EXEC_DIR = /data/osm/osm-3s_v0.7.55/

The command I ran for area creation is

nohup /data/osm/osm-3s_v0.7.55/bin/ /data/osm/osm-3s_v0.7.55/bin/
database_dir &

output of ps -ef | grep rules

sameera 9990 9961 0 Jul21 pts/0 00:01:47 bash /data/osm/osm-3s_v0.7.55/
bin/ /data/osm/osm-3s_v0.7.55/bin/database_dir
sameera 21333 9961 0 13:38 pts/0 00:00:00 grep --color=auto rules

Any help is appreciated.
Thank you very much

kind regards,

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