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Re: Slurpd high availability

At 10:26 AM 4/18/2006, Jennifer Abel wrote:
>I have started looking into slurpd for server replication. We have a
>small database, about 65000 entries, and want it to be available all of
>the time.
>I am going to put 2 different servers into two different locations, and
>they need to be mirrors of each other. It looks like slurpd is the
>answer. It looks like it would handle a slave going down well, but what
>is supposed to happen if the master goes down? 
>The archives that I found say that multimaster is a bad idea. Any
>thoughts on why?

This question is not OpenLDAP-specific.   I suggest
discussion on this topic be moved to a general LDAP

I note draft-zeilenga-ldup-harmful contains my opinions in
this area.  Available at: