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Re: (ITS#8396) syncprov hourly fails to answer syncrepl

--On Thursday, April 07, 2016 9:22 PM +0000 Frank.Swasey@uvm.edu wrote:

> Quanah,
>    Before I put any time into putting together a patch for syncrepl.c, I
> listened to what you said was generally recommended.  I added the
> syncprov overlay to the consumer, even though it will never be a
> provider.  I found that with the syncprov overlay after the syncrepl
> overlay in the config file, the DSA's CSN will still get out of sync.
> However, with the syncprov overlay before the syncrepl overlay - I have
> been running for the last three hours without any reports of the DSA's
> CSN being wrong on the replica (with one exception that was a check in
> the middle of an update and did not coincide with the missing csn value
> in the logs).
>    Therefore, I'm going to develop a doc patch to fix the guide and man
> pages rather than a code patch.

Hi Frank,

Great to hear!!!  I knew there was a reason behind doing so... I've done so 
for years, but the exact reasons behind it have drifted into the fog of 
time.  I did recall it was related to CSNs though, so thought that this 
might be it.



Quanah Gibson-Mount
Platform Architect
Zimbra, Inc.
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