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Re: syncrepl in OpenLDAP 2.3.x and updating on a replica

Howard Chu wrote:
>>> 1. How do I get ldapmodify, ldapdelete, ... to follow referrals?
>> You set up the chain overlay.
> That answer glosses over the details.
> A better answer is that the OpenLDAP ldapmodify and ldapdelete tools
> will not follow referrals. If you're working in a setup that uses
> referrals, and you need the ldapmodify tool to work, then you need to
> use chaining.

What about "passwd" over "pam_ldap"? Will it follow referrals? That's
the one I *need* to keep working.

I'm just building my mini test environment to test that, but if you can
give me some advice here it would be great.

Otherwise, would there be another way to load balance the queries from
nss_ldap/pam_ldap, but still have them always update the master when