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Re: poor performance of OpenLDAP vs AD?
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Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>>> Or perhaps it's possible to configure OpenLDAP in a way, that we can
>>> "temporarily" edit slave database when the connection to the master
>>> is broken, and when the connection is back, changes are sent to the
>>> master, which in turn decides on what to do with it?
>> I am very interested in a solution where we would have a highly
>> available Master server. How can I achieve that? Turning a slave to a
>> master using a automatic mechanism when the master seems to be the only
>> option. Am I correct?
> I doubt it.
> That would perhaps mean that you have to stop the server, reconfigure
> it, and start again. A few seconds when it's offline.
Actually, with 2.3.x and the config backend, apparently it is possible
to reconfigure a slave as a master or a master as a slave without a restart.
> Then a *precise* detection if master is up or down could be very hard, too.
Yes, this is probably the bigger problem, and also ensuring that the
master comes bacup up as a slave ...
Buchan Milne Senior Support Technician
Obsidian Systems http://www.obsidian.co.za
B.Eng RHCE (803004789010797),LPIC-1 (LPI000074592)
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