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Re: Confused about replication, please help

Rob Tanner <rtanner@linfield.edu> writes:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to set up replication between my master and a slave.
> In slapd.conf on the slave, I have included the updatedn and updateref
> parameters:
> updatedn        "cn=Replicator,o=linfield.edu"
> updateref        ldap://oberon.linfield.edu
> I presume that the ref refers to the slave so I have entered the URL
> for the slave which seems odd because you have to be able to access
> the slave to get the updateref.  The other thing is that I find no
> parameter in the man page for slapd.conf or googling for the password.

updateref URI refers to the master.

> On the master, I have:
> replica host=oberon.linfield.edu:389
>    binddn="cn=Replicator,,o=linfield.edu"
>    bindmethod=simple
> This entry should include "credentials=".  If I've no place to specify
> a password for the updatedn on the slave, what do I put for
> credentials

updatedn is an entry on the slave, access control rules must allow
updatedn to write on the database.



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