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Re: OpenLDAP 2.2 and db4 under RHEL4 on Xen 3.0
Michael Torrie wrote:
On Sat, 2006-03-18 at 23:43 -0800, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
I'm assuming by a "dbm" backend, you mean ldbm. Of course, ldbm is not
recommended for use, because of its many problems. Honestly, if you are
looking to run a directory service, I would highly advise you dump Xen, and
use something where BDB is supported (and I'd suggest running OpenLDAP
2.3.20 (or higher, if newer releases have been made by the time you get to
Unfortunately 2.3.20 is not an option. This xen server (which is not in
production at this moment) syncs (or will sync) using slurpd off of our
production servers which are all 2.2, and cannot be changed until the
next hardware/OS upgrade cycle.
2.3.20 will accept slurpd updates from a 2.2 server.
I will be getting the syncrep stuffIn general, if you want RPMs that are actually supported by a vendor
then you should look into www.symas.com's CDS downloads.
going soon which I understand will can allow two different versions of
OpenLDAP to sync. Even at that point, when this xen machine goes into
production we have to, as much as possible, stick with maintainable RPM
packages that are vendor supported. I've maintained servers using
source tarballs before. It's not fun.
Of course, we haven't looked into the Xen problems yet. I feel it's
still premature; VMware on the other hand is a no-brainer.
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc
OpenLDAP Core Team http://www.openldap.org/project/