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Re: LDAP Replication [???] how is it supposed to work???
Randy! Thanks for this email, I will try it tomorrow morning, and let you
know if it worked.
On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Randy Kunkee wrote:
> Updatedn in the slave should be the same as the replica binddn in the master.
> In other words, in your slave slapd.conf, you need:
> Also, that dn must exist in the slave, or you won't be able to bind to it.
> If not, it might be a bit of a chicken-and-egg problem. Two approaches to
> this will work. Either create "cn=Replicator,dc=nando,dc=net" on the master,
> then dump the master and load it into the slave using LDIF files, then
> restart the slave. Or, if you've already done that and don't care to
> repeat the process, temporarily change updatedn to be the same as the
> rootdn in the master and the slave slapd.conf, and you'll be able to
> perform the replication (but I don't recommend leaving it that way).
> Or, you can temporarily bring your slave up as a master (on an alternate
> port if need be) and then ldapadd "cn=Replicator,dc=nando,dc=net" after
> binding as the rootdn.
> > I just recently resolved my problem with the master LDAP server, and now
> > it's time to move on to replication. I followed the HOW-TOs and online
> > guides, and yet I am still having problems with replications.
> > My LDAP slapd server is running slapd as well as slurpd.
> > I have made the entries in /etc/openldap/slapd.conf on the master
> > server...
> > replica host=knob.somehost.net:389
> > binddn="cn=Replicator,dc=nando,dc=net"
> > bindmethod=simple credentials=secret
> > replogfile=replication.log
> > --
> > And when I start slapd and slurpd I do not get error messages like I used
> > to.
> > And on the slapd slave (replica server) I added this to my slapd.conf
> > updatedn "dc=nando,dc=net"
> > --
> > While on the master slapd server, I tail -f my replication.log file, I
> > never see an update made to the slave. Nor do I see the times stamps of
> > the ldap database change on the slave. It's almost as if the master is
> > not updating the slave...
> > Please, can anyone help?
> > Thank you.
> > -Rory Savage