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Re: Openldap and multiples DNS updates (multimaster)

On Thu, 2 Dec 2004, Pierangelo Masarati wrote:

[ A "federated" directory ]

> Note that the example does not implement a multimaster system.  Each DSA
> is simultaneously master and slave, but each DSA is master of its portion
> of the tree, and slave for the rest.  So, DSAs are not equivalent,
> interchangeable, and do not guarantee any failover write capability.

I'd often wondered what to call our system: each branch around the world 
is master for itself and slave for the others, replicating via a central 
replication server.

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