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Re: overlay chain

<quote who="Ed Greenberg">
> Hi, folks,
> I have a slave running syncrepl (just fine) which is getting hit with
> update requests, which are, of course, failing. I'd like to have them
> succeed.  I could not find anything in the docs that would allow the
> slave to issue a referral. That seems to be limited to slurpd, if I
> understand correctly.
> So I tried to implement chained updates. I put the following into my
> slaves slapd.conf:
> overlay                 chain
> chain-rebind-as-user    FALSE
> chain-uri               "ldap://master.mydomain.com";
> chain-rebind-as-user    TRUE
> chain-idassert-bind     bindmethod="simple"
>                         binddn="cn=Manager,dc=mydomain,dc=com"
>                         credentials="secret"
>                         mode="self"
> This does not seem to be sufficient, but I can't figure out from the
> slapo manpage what else is required.
> I get error 0x35, that the slave refuses to perform the operation. (I
> tried whipping and otherwise punishing the slave, but it did not improve
> it's attitude.  :)
> There does not seem to be a good howto for this.

Did you read http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin24/overlays.html#Chaining

> Can somebody send me a pointer or an answer?
> Thanks,
> </edg>
> Ed Greenberg
> West Hollywood, CA