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altServer attribute for OpenLDAP
I am interested in extracting the altServer attribute defined in
RFC2252 for storing LDAP server replicas.
The values of this attribute are URLs of other servers which may be
contacted when this server becomes unavailable. If the server does
not know of any other servers which could be used this attribute will
be absent. Clients may cache this information in case their preferred
LDAP server later becomes unavailable.
( 22.214.171.124.4.1.14126.96.36.199 NAME 'altServer'
SYNTAX 188.8.131.52.4.1.14184.108.40.206.26 USAGE dSAOperation )
Placing a replica list in the master server is not a problem.
However, does anyone know how the replicated servers themselves would
get the replica list from the master server?
The impression we have is that the replica only knows itself and the