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Re: (ITS#5378) hot slapcat for slapadd issues with delta-sync

quanah@OpenLDAP.org wrote:
> Full_Name: Quanah Gibson-Mount
> Version: 2.3.40
> OS: NA
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> If someone is using delta-syncrepl for replication, and does a hot slapcat of a
> server, and a change occurs during the slapcat, the resulting LDIF file cannot
> be used on a replica.  This is because the replica will try to resume from the
> CSN in the LDIF file, which is from before the change occurred.  Since the
> change is in the LDIF file, when the replica contacts the master, it tries to
> re-replicate the change (which obviously fails).  At that point, the replica is
> stuck and unable to progress.  The only guaranteed way to get a viable slapcat
> when using delta-syncrepl is to put the server being dumped into RO mode or to
> stop it.

Another possibility would be to filter out any entries whose entryCSNs are 
newer than the contextCSN in the LDIF before trying to slapadd it.

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