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Re: slurpd replication problem/trying to decide whether or not to switch to openldap 2.2 w/sync repl.
>On Mon, 28 Feb 2005 20:56:35 -0800, Quanah Gibson-Mount
> --On Monday, February 28, 2005 9:49 PM -0400 Jose Ildefonso Camargo Tolosa
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I'm having several problems with slurp replication. I have a big
> > deployment (one master ldap server and about 25 replicas). I'm using
> > samba as domain controller with ldap backend, and have 22 BDCs in remote
> > locations (every one of these has it's ldap replica). I have users that
> > roam around all the locations, so I decided to have only one directory,
> > and not a partitioned one.
> There were several fixes to slurpd that I'd consider critical in your
> environment made in the OpenLDAP 2.2 line. So yes, I suggest upgrading.
> However, I don't suggest using syncRepl in the OpenLDAP 2.2 line. I think
> you are hitting errors in slurpd that have since been fixed.
Why do you suggest not using SyncRepl in 2.2.x? (we're using 2.2.20)
Are there known bugs that could cause major issues such as data
corruption or is it unreliable etc etc?
> >From a variety of the changes in the 2.2 line:
> Fixed slapd/slurpd replog locking (ITS#3421)
> Fixed slurpd replog error message bug (ITS#3275)
> Fixed slapd slurpd update bugs
> I suggest using OpenLDAP 2.2.23.
> Quanah Gibson-Mount
> Principal Software Developer
> ITSS/Shared Services
> Stanford University
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