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Re: (ITS#8326) failure to start due to pwdMaxRecordedFailure

--On Monday, January 18, 2016 8:01 AM +0000 mh@ow2.org wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm making a follow up from this thread
> http://www.openldap.org/lists/openldap-bugs/201512/msg00003.html
> And more generally about overlay together with schema update, especially
> when running in OLC mode.
>> You need to replace your ppolicy.schema/ppolicy.ldif from 2.4.42 with
>> the one  bundled in 2.4.43.
> When running in OLC mode, first note that this is not as
> straight-forward as replacing a file on a filesystem : you have to use
> ldapxxx commands to update the schema.
> Second, having a downtime when upgrading a "maintenance" release (as
> 2.4.42 > 2.4.43) doesn't seem appropriate to me and this use case can
> definitively lead to. Once you realise that slapd isn't going to start
> you are forced to update slapd.d ppolicy schema by hand.

a) You should be using slapcat/slapadd

b) It has always been a requirement to deploy the same schema as is shipped 
with a given release.  People will simply need to adapt their upgrade steps 
when using olc to properly update the schema on upgrade.



Quanah Gibson-Mount
Platform Architect
Zimbra, Inc.
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