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Re: (ITS#7616) syncrepl enhancement: defer requests when refreshing
- To: openldap-its@OpenLDAP.org
- Subject: Re: (ITS#7616) syncrepl enhancement: defer requests when refreshing
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2013 18:27:04 GMT
- Auto-submitted: auto-generated (OpenLDAP-ITS)
Michael Ströder wrote:
> email@example.com wrote:
>> I was considering returning LDAP_BUSY for this case, but it may make more
>> sense to return a REFERRAL to the provider instead. (Although again, if we
>> have two MMR servers pointed at each other starting at the same time, they
>> would just refer to each other and clients would get nowhere until one of them
>> finishes its refresh.)
> IMO referrals are harmful.
> Just returning LDAP_BUSY seems best to me because if reliable HA is really
> important for a deployment you have decent load-balancers in front of your
> LDAP server which should do a proper health-check.
> Just a question: Is this database-specific? Maybe only one of several DBs is
> in this initial syncrepl phase and access to others should simply work.
Overlays are db-specific.
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