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Re: lastmod and replication: slaves strip the attributes (ITS#110)
I really did mean to move this to -devel.
>Moved discussion to -devel...
>At 02:31 PM 3/24/99 GMT, az@Austria.EU.net wrote:
>>in a replicated environment, the slave slapds strip the modif* and creat*
>>attributes they get from the master, if configured without "lastmod";
>That's basically acting as designed.
>>(in theory they should add their _own_ attributes with "lastmod on" but i've
>>not been able to achieve this; anyways, nobody wants the slaves to maintain
>>their own versions of these attributes on the slaves...)
>I agree that this would be desirable. These particular operational
>attributes probably only be modified by the master and then replicated
>to the slave(s). It would be interesting to see what the replication
>drafts specify for handling of these (and other) operational attributes.
>>idea for a fix: maybe add a "dontcare" setting to the lastmod attribute;
>>slapd should then perceive modif* and creat* as regular attributes and
>>neither strip nor add these attributes on its own.
>I think we need to come up with an approach to handle a wide variety
>of operational attributes. I'm thinking it would be feasible to
>completely control such behavior through ACLs.