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Re: CSN too old, ignoring - and therefore not syncing
On Tue, 2008-12-23 at 14:33 +0100, Dieter Kluenter wrote:
> Pat Riehecky <email@example.com> writes:
> > Here is the quick and dirty what I am trying to do:
> > ldap1 and ldap2 are supposed to be in MultiMaster. They are time synced
> > to pool.ntp.org and each other (if they drift I would rather they sorta
> > drift together, but pool should be keeping that in check).
> > Right now I am just beating them up to see how 2.4.13 performs. (So far
> > VERY well, minus this little problem)
> > I have a rather small ldif (41 entries) that just wont sync (I'm
> > starting small). Debug gives me
> > ber_scanf fmt (m}) ber:
> > ber_dump: buf=0xb806f120 ptr=0xb806f137 end=0xb806f175 len=62
> > 0000: 00 3c 72 69 64 3d 30 30 31 2c 73 69 64 3d 30
> > 30 .<rid=001,sid=00
> > 0010: 32 2c 63 73 6e 3d 32 30 30 38 31 32 32 32 31 37
> > 2,csn=2008122217
> > 0020: 34 37 32 31 2e 38 35 35 39 30 34 5a 23 30 30 30
> > 4721.855904Z#000
> > 0030: 30 30 30 23 30 30 31 23 30 30 30 30 30 30
> > 000#001#000000
> > do_syncrep2:
> > cookie=rid=001,sid=002,csn=20081222174721.855904Z#000000#001#000000
> > do_syncrep2: rid=001 CSN too old, ignoring
> > 20081222174721.855904Z#000000#001#000000
> > ldap_msgfree
> > I am not exactly sure how it gotten to be "too old." The ldif I am
> > importing is not the result of a slapcat or anything that would preserve
> > the CSN or UUID attributes (not that syncrepl uses UUID). I am loading
> > one single file with ldapadd which, in my understanding, sets up the CSN
> > and wouldn't let me import one anyway.
> > Each server has no entries until I load the one, so there shouldn't be
> > any weird stale CSNs causing this. They are "sync'ed" almost instantly
> > after the one system is loaded - I just don't have everything.
> > After a sync:
> > ldap1 - slapcat |grep dn: |wc -l = 41
> > ldap2 - slapcat |grep dn: |wc -l = 18
> > Right now I can get them in sync with a slapcat/slapadd, but when the go
> > into production I wont be able to say for certain which one is
> > authoritative. That is the purpose of multi-master....
> > OpenLDAP 2.4.13, built by me (passed all tests) on Ubuntu Linux 32 bit
> > Any ideas as to what I can do to stop this from happening?
> I noticed same behaviour if add a url to serverID and this url is the
> local host address, thus pointing to itself.
> serverID 1 192.168.100.23 # this is the local address
> serverID 2 192.168.100.24
> serverID 3 192.168.100 25
> If I omit the url it works fine.
Sort of an unrelated question, but why would you do this? I will freely
admit a lack of understanding in this area.... Is there a benefit that
I have over looked to replicating to one's self or is it more a about
maintainable copy pastable config?