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Re: using syncrepl to create a backup

"Maria McKinley" <monstermama@gmail.com> writes:

> Hi there,
> Couldn't find this addressed anywhere in the manual or the mailing
> list, so please forgive me if this is a silly question. I am looking
> to use syncrepl to create a backup of my ldap server. I was wondering
> how difficult it is to change setups between consumers and producers.
> Is it enough to just change the slapd config file on the consumer to a
> copy of what was on the producer when the producer goes down for some
> reason, and just have the clients configured with both ips (I'm
> assuming they will just go down the list until they find one working,
> and the consumer will otherwise just point them to the producer)? A
> related question, can ldap.conf always point to localhost if localhost
> is always either a consumer or a producer, or do consumer ldap.conf
> need to be pointed to the producer?

man slapd.conf(5), the magic word is 'mirror mode'.


Dieter Klünter | Systemberatung