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RE: stable?

P.S. I'm a HUGE fan of supported software since I find I'm not even close to enough of a genius to know all system level details of any OS I'd be running plus all details of any software we'd run on it (this is a pretty broad set of things for us).  The question is will my company pony up for the support:)


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
[mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of Tony Earnshaw
Sent: Thursday, December 11, 2003 3:57 AM
To: Open LDAP Software List (E-mail)
Subject: Re: stable?

tor, 11.12.2003 kl. 07.49 skrev James Courtney:

> Does anyone have a favorite version of Linux and openldap that you use for most of your production systems.  We're in the process of moving from Sparc/Solaris with a proprietary LDAP (Mirapoint) to Intel/Linux with OpenLDAP and our Unix admins have used Linux personally, none of us have used it or OpenLDAP in production before.  We just downloaded RedHat 9, patched it (the kernel from the CDs hangs the OpenLDAP test008-concurrency if not patched I learned after much frustration), and then built OpenLDAP 2.1.22.  Is the combo of RedHat 9 and OpenLDAP 2.1.22 too bleeding edge or should that be fine for an installation authenticating 20,000 plus mail users.  Are there any Linux kernel and or network settings OpenLDAP depends upon that we should set carefully?

Your line (above) goes 1,5 km past the right hand side of my Evo MUA
screen - but I thought I saw "RH 9" there.

Don't use RH 9 for a production machine! It's been withdrawn, will not
be supported much longer, etc. etc.

This (tiny) rig is running RH Enterprise Server 3 with Openldap 2.1.25.
If you're going to run RH in production at all, at least have a look at
the RH arguments for running a supported system. Must say I'm enormously
impressed with ES3 - after having done 'rpm -e --nodeps' to the Openldap
bit and compiling and installing proper stuff.


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