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questions on replication
Recently, I've set up replication under OpenLDAP 1.2.11. At the moment,
I have a single slave.
On the master, I have:
And on the slave:
access to *
by dn=uid=replica,... write
I have a few problems/questions:
1. Are the "rootdn" and "rootpw" directives still needed in slapd.conf
on the slave server?
By leaving them there, am I allowing the slave server to be modified
"directly", outside of the replication process? Is this a good thing?
2. If I use the 'ldapmodify' command and attempt to change something on
a slave server, and I do *not* bind as the updatedn, what result
should I get?
I'm expecting to receive a referral, but don't expect 'ldapmodify' to
chase the referral. However, I'm getting:
ldap_modify: No such object
instead. If I retry the 'ldapmodify' command and bind as the updatedn,
then the command is successful. So the object *does* exist in the
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