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Re: Replication password

On Sunday, 11. November 2001 02:18, sze4041 wrote:
> Hi, all
> I am wondering what is the rationle for having the
> replication password in clear (stored in the configuration
> file) ?

The slurpd needs to perform a bind to the slave's slapd, so it will need the 
password (or something similar). IMHO it doesn't make sense to store it in 
some obscured way. If you stored it in an encrypted way, you would need the 
passphrase for the encryption at every startup of slurpd.

Stephan Siano

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