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Re: (ITS#3537) Proxy cache overlay problem.
>Full_Name: Andris Peize
>OS: FreeBSD 4.8-5.3
>Submission from: (NULL) (188.8.131.52)
>The problem is that proxy cache becomes useless when the connection with its
>master directory is reset, and it never comes back working.
>To repeat: set up two OpenLDAP servers, one as proxy cache for another.
>Populate with some information.
>Now do a request to proxy, so it connects to master.
>Now reset the tcp connection between them while not restarting either, like some
>firewalls do, with reset tcp packet.
>>From now on proxy cache will respond with "52 Server is unavailable" for any
The same situation occurs just by stopping and restarting the master
server. The issue is with back-ldap, and is totally independent of the
proxy cache. A fix for the search operation is now in CVS HEAD. A
similar fix will be needed for the rest of the operations.
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. Director, Highland Sun
Symas: Premier OpenSource Development and Support