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Re: Updating password in slave ldap server

On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 11:32 PM, Gustavo Mendes de Carvalho
<gmcarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have 2 LDAP Servers (1 master and 1 slave) and I synchronize bdb database
> by slurp daemon. So, when somebody needs to update his/her password or other
> information, everything is done in master server and then slave server
> receives this updates. This 2 servers are in the same physical place.
> Now I am planning to put another LDAP slave in other geographical place (far
> from this 2 servers) and because of that I am planning to put some slave
> server receiving all updates from master server, but in all ldap client
> machines in this new location I would like to configure this new slave
> server (Slave server 2) as URI host in ldap.conf files. I mean
> Location 1: Master server 1 and slave server 1
> Location 2: Slave server 2
> Is there any way to do:
> 1. ldap client machines in location 2 to authenticate using Slave server 2 ?
> 2. when client machines needs to change some ldap information (like password
> or personal information), to force this update to occurs in slave server 2
> and then master server 1 receives this uodate ?
> Do I have to use 2 Master servers (1 in each location) ? If yes, can I
> synchronize both BDB databases ? How ? Any other suggestions ?

slapo-chain on the slave in location 2 will do what you ask.

For far too long, power has been concentrated in the hands of "root"
and his "wheel" oligarchy. We have instituted a dictatorship of the
users. All system administration functions will be handled by the
People's Committee for Democratically Organizing the System (PC-DOS).