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Re: (ITS#8444) Out-of-sync issue with memberOf overlay, Delta-syncrepl MMR and >2 nodes

On Thu, Jun 08, 2017 at 06:36:02PM +0100, Ond=C5=99ej Kuzn=C3=ADk wrote:
> A more self-contained log of the same issue, available at
> ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/its8444.log
> (line numbers below are against current master, commit
> 91f4d3a6b75e73bf4ea498e83e2e4cb4e7a320e0)
> There are some things that occur in all the failures I have seen so far=
> - the server that received the operation (#1) sends the accesslog entry
>   with no CSN in the cookie, then another provider (#2) picks up this
>   message and relays it to its consumers, this one with a CSN in the
>   cookie
> - a consumer picks up these two in short succession, in the log above,
>   processing of the one from #2 is finished first (they are being
>   processed concurrently)
> Usually, once one of them gets processed, the new CSN should be noted
> and the other threads should just skip it (syncrepl.c:943 and onwards).
> In this one, having no CSN in the cookie seems to allow both to process
> so far as to run syncrepl_message_to_op(), and one of them will then
> inevitably fail to add the entry.
> I don't understand yet why server #1 sends the operations without a CSN
> in the cookie and (especially if I reorder the overlays to set up
> memberof last), the race goes the other way around and the operation to
> fail is the one from server #2.
> My take on it was that in a delta-sync environment all entries would be
> passed with a new CSN and that should end up in the cookie, allowing
> syncrepl.c:986 to do its job.

Using the behaviour above, I have been able to trigger a desync, the
script and testrun directory from it happening are available here:

In srv3, looking at cn=3Daccesslog, we can see that the increment by 2 ha=
been applied (and logged) twice with the same entryCSN, as:

also seen in the log around those two DNs above.

Ond=C5=99ej Kuzn=C3=ADk
Senior Software Engineer
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