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distributing subtrees, referrals
I'm stuck - could somebody give me a hand?
I'm trying to get a couple of slapd's to refer to one another for certain
One server is rooted at dc=autozone, dc=com
I've added various entries to it and everything is working swimmingly.
Some of the entries are organizationalUnits, arranged in a hierarchy:
ou=4, dc=autozone, dc=com
ou=SouthEast, ou=4, dc=autozone, dc=com
ou=Memphis, ou=SouthEast, dc=autozone, dc=com
I've also added a smart referral entry pointing to another
organizationalUnit on the other server
1) In slapd.conf, should the rootdn on "otherserver" be of the form:
rootdn "cn=root, dc=autozone, dc=com"
rootdn "cn=root, ou=S0003,
That is, is the rootdn a local rootdn or not?
2) On otherserver in slapd.conf, should suffix be set to the subtree root?
suffix ou=S0003, ou=Memphis,ou=SouthEast,ou=4,dc=autozone,dc=com
If the suffix is set of the subtree, how do I add the initial root
entry for otherserver?
It seems to be looking for the ou=S0003,......,dc=com context, which
doesn't exist yet.
3) On otherserver in slapd.conf, I have a referral entry
All the examples I've seen of referral merely state a server name.
Do I need to provide some kind of context here?
referral ldap://masterserver.autozone.com/dc=autozone, dc=com
referral ldap://masterserver.autozone.com/ou=Memphis, .....
[ the parent of the local subtree ]
Any helpful answers to these questions would be appreciated,