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Re: cn=config: sharing, conditionals

----- "Quanah Gibson-Mount" <quanah@zimbra.com> wrote:

> --On Tuesday, May 26, 2009 8:35 PM -0700 Howard Chu <hyc@symas.com>
> wrote:
> > For example, we may have a cluster of servers in MMR with a pool of
> other
> > servers operating as slaves. We'd want the syncprov overlay active
> on all
> > of the masters, the syncrepl consumer active on all of the servers,
> and
> > the chain overlay active on all of the slaves. Setting
> olcServerMatch on
> > the syncprov and chain overlays would allow things to behave as
> desired,
> > without needing to create a parallel config tree just for the
> slaves.
> >
> > Comments?
> I like it.  One thing we've needed to do in the past is drop the 
> replication configuration portions of a master (taking it to
> single-server 
> mode).  This would allow that.  I would note it may be common (I
> certainly 
> do so) to run the syncprov overlay on the replica as well, at least in
> a 
> glue'd environment.
> It sounds like it gracefully solves the ability of keeping both master
> and 
> replica configurations around for the most part.  What still remains
> sticky 
> is ACLs.  There are plenty of valid reasons for the master to have
> very 
> different ACLs than the replicas do.

I agree with Quanah too. Would these be a 2.5 features?

Kind Regards,

Gavin Henry.
OpenLDAP Engineering Team.

E ghenry@OpenLDAP.org

Community developed LDAP software.