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RE: (ITS#4551) refreshOnly fails if provider is ever unreachable
My apologies- I did not see that this parameter existed in the man page.
It's new to 2.3, as well.
Planner, Regional Services
Shaw Cablesystems GP
630 - 3rd Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Howard Chu [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 16, 2006 5:13 PM
> To: Darren Gamble
> Cc: openldap-its@OpenLDAP.org
> Subject: Re: (ITS#4551) refreshOnly fails if provider is ever
> See the "retry" keyword in the slapd.conf(5) syncrepl documentation.
> There is no bug here, this ITS will be closed.
> Darren.Gamble@sjrb.ca wrote:
> > Full_Name: Darren Gamble
> > Version: 2.3.20
> > OS: Linux (CentOS4)
> > URL:
> > Submission from: (NULL) (22.214.171.124)
> > Good day,
> > We are evaluating OpenLDAP for our use, and have two machines
> > OpenLDAP 2.3.20 (CentOS4). One machine is i386, which is a
> and the
> > other is x86_64, which is a consumer. We are testing refreshOnly as
> > replication type.
> > We have set up both servers without much trouble, loaded data, and
> > that replication works as expected when the consumer comes up, and
> > change data.
> > But, when we simulated network problems, we were able to break
> > fairly easily.
> > If the consumer is ever unavailable (slapd is not running, or if the
> host is not
> > reachable), then the consumer will log the failure ("do_syncrep1:
> > ldap_sasl_bind_s failed (-1)") but never, ever try again.
> will be
> > broken until someone manually restarts the consumer's slapd
> > provider is available at that time, of course). If this is done,
> > consumer will resync again right away, and seems to work until the
> > occurs.
> > Here's the syncrepl config section (low interval for testing
> > syncrepl rid=123
> > provider=ldap://A.B.C.D:389
> > type=refreshOnly
> > interval=00:00:05:00
> > searchbase="o=Shaw Cablesystems,c=CA"
> > scope=sub
> > schemachecking=on
> > updatedn="cn=consumeradmin,o=Shaw Cablesystems,c=CA"
> > bindmethod=simple
> > binddn="cn=readuser,o=Shaw Cablesystems,c=CA"
> > credentials=xxxxxxx
> > Please let us know if you need any more information. Thanks!
> -- Howard Chu
> Chief Architect, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
> Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc
> OpenLDAP Core Team http://www.openldap.org/project/