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Re: Testing for replication failures
--On Thursday, May 20, 2004 10:43 AM -0400 Frank Swasey
Look in slurpd.status
Specifically comparing the time stamps you will find there to the newest
timestamp listed in the slurpd.replica file in the same directory.
That's what I'm doing (every 10 minutes).
That only works if slurpd itself hasn't locked up. If slurpd locks up (and
I've had this happen), then the status stay the same, and the slurpd replog
file stays the same.
My solution was to monitor the size of the slapd replog and the slurpd
replog. If either gets particularly large (for some value of large you
want to define), then I send out an alert. I've found that to be quite
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