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Re: OpenLDAP 2.4.11 + Syncrepl + RWM
Sorry, yes you should just pick your basedn, not the people one, but
the one above.
On 24/12/2008, Gavin Henry <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> What are your logs saying? Loglevel sync and stats. Oh, and use the
> latest 2.4 since you're at the testing/dev stage of your project.
> On 23/12/2008, Alan Evans <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I am using OpenLDAP 2.4.11 with all overlays and all backends compiled.
>> company is in the middle if rebuilding our LDAP environment and we would
>> like to use OpenLDAP + Syncrepl + RWM to neatly move objects into their
>> places within the DIT.
>> Our old DIT looks like:
>> Our new DIT looks like:
>> There are about 3100 objects in the ou=people container and we have
>> hundred clients to the current ldap setup so we will not be able to
>> all in one night.
>> We are setting the new DIT/servers up in paralell to the old and would
>> to use syncrepl on the new servers to pull in objects from the old DIT and
>> use syncrepl to find their new place in the tree. At the moment we are
>> testing this setup in a lab enviornment so I am using another backend to
>> represent the old DIT.
>> Here's what my config looks like:
>> ... snip ...
>> database ldif
>> suffix ou=people,dc=company,dc=com
>> directory /var/lib/ldap/people
>> rootdn "cn=Manager,ou=people,dc=company,dc=com"
>> rootpw *******
>> overlay rwm
>> rwm-rewriteEngine on
>> rwm-rewriteContext default
>> rwm-rewriteRule "(uid=abc_.+),ou=people,dc=company,dc=com$"
>> database bdb
>> suffix "dc=company,dc=com"
>> rootdn "cn=Manager,dc=company,dc=com"
>> rootpw ********
>> syncrepl rid=002
>> retry="60 +"
>> ... snip ...
>> The ldif backend works as expected, if I do:
>> ldapsearch -x uid=abc_\* -b ou=people,dc=company,dc=com
>> I get nicely translated DNs and if I save the output to a file and ldap
>> it to the new DIT I get users where they belong.
>> But, I am not getting synchronization. I know I am missing something,
>> probably more RWM rules. Maybe instead of doing the rewrites on the 'old'
>> backend I should be doing them on the 'new' backend as the data comes into
>> I am also thinking that the searchbase in the syncrepl clause is part of
>> problem, I am telling it to sync ou=people and its getting ou=users,o=abc
>> back so it should probably ignore them correct?
>> Can anyone steer me in the right direction?
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