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Re: Ldap Servers sharing same mount point

Hugo, a slight clarification.  We are only trying to use two slapd servers
to 'read' the directory not update the directory.  Are you saying that only
one slapd server can access the same back end storage even for read

----- Original Message -----
From: <Hugo.van.der.Kooij@caiw.nl>
To: "Iddyamadom Santhoshkumar" <iskumar@yahoo.com>
Cc: <OpenLDAP-software@OpenLDAP.org>
Sent: Sunday, December 03, 2000 5:59 AM
Subject: Re: Ldap Servers sharing same mount point

> On Sat, 2 Dec 2000, Iddyamadom Santhoshkumar wrote:
> > As part of setting up two ldap servers (for
> > availability) we thought of setting up two machines
> > with OpenLdap installed on both of them. Both "slapd"s
> > point to the same database (same "directory" entry in
> > slapd.conf in both machines). It is possible to do
> > ldapsearch only on the machine where slapd is started
> > first. On the other machine, ldapsearch gives
> > "ldap_search: No Such object" . With detailed log, it
> > seems the problem is ldbm_cache_open returns error 11,
> > "Resource Temporarily Unavailable", while trying to
> > open dn2id.gdbm
> I don't think you can have two servers accessing the same backend database
> like this. Perhaps it works with a SQL backend database but it is a
> nightmare setup.
> For multiple servers the replication daemon is the path to go.
> Hugo.
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