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RES: Updating password in slave ldap server
>> 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
> If you configure the updateref correctly on the slave, then the client
will get a referral
> when it tries to make a change. If the client chases referrals (samba and
> then they will re-try their change against the master on their own.
I already use updateref, but only in same physical place (I mean, for slave
ldap server). I am concerned about links among them, because when I
configure updateref in slave server 2 (location 2) I want avoid some problem
when user is changing password or something else and slave server 2 can't
contact master server 1, in location 1
> Just configure things correctly (according to the documentation), and you
> have a working solution.
> Now, if there is a reason why the clients can't reach the master (e.g.
> firewall policy or similar), in *that* case slapo-chain can provide a
> You didn't explain why you though there was a problem in the first place
>> Do I have to use 2 Master servers (1 in each location) ?
Gustavo Mendes de Carvalho