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Re: Always about replica server

> If I just want to make a ldap backup server that does only copy the data 
> from a master and is not contacted by clients, can I just bind the slave 
> server to the loopback interface? I mean, is the slave that contacts the 
> master to get the data or is the master that connects to the slave and 
> pushes them?

Yes, we run several 'silent' replicants.  They only provide LDAP service
for local applications;  simply listen on the domain socket only
(ldapi).  But to do this you have to be using syncrepl, not slurpd, for
replication - and that means using the latest OpenLDAP version (2.2.19).