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Re: Schema Replication

On Thu, Feb 08, 2007 at 08:01:19PM -0800, Howard Chu wrote:
> Mark Mcdonald wrote:
> >>-----Original Message----- From: Howard Chu [mailto:hyc@symas.com]
> >>
> >>In OpenLDAP 2.3 you can add new schema definitions on the fly, but you 
> >>cannot modify existing definitions. In OpenLDAP 2.4 you can do full
> >>schema modifications on the fly.
> >
> >Are they replicated from master to slaves in 2.3?
> Not with syncrepl, but you could make slurpd handle this for you. In 2.4 
> syncrepl can handle it.
> >>Read the Admin Guide. I think you'll be better off using OpenLDAP 2.4
> >>for this project. We should be pushing out a new 2.4 alpha release
> >>pretty soon.
> >
> >Is version 2.4 likely to become stable in the near future?  Does anyone
> >have any stories from a production environment?  We've just updated to 2.3
> >stable & HDB (from 2.1/LDBM) and would rather not repeat the process so
> >soon!
> 2.4 stable, no, not likely to happen soon.
> >I'm playing around with cn=schema,cn=config now, and my changes are not
> >preserved after slapd is restarted, is there a way around this?  Any
> >recommended methods to take (excluding minor revision increments)?
> http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin23/slapdconf2.html


in  a previous thread you mentioned that the cn=config wasn't ready for synrepl
setup (I think you said the master bit was but the slave/consumer wasn't) any
idea when that might be ready and will we see it in 2.3 or will it only be
available in 2.4

> -- 
>   -- Howard Chu
>   Chief Architect, Symas Corp.  http://www.symas.com
>   Director, Highland Sun        http://highlandsun.com/hyc
>   Chief Architect, OpenLDAP     http://www.openldap.org/project/

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