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Re: Correct way to load LDIF in mirrormode
> I have huge LDIF file from openldap 2.3.30, which I try to load in a
> 2.4.19 mirrormode setup.
> I've tried different ways to load it.
> 1) Load the LDIF on server 1 and wait for server 2 to replicate it.
> - it takes several days and server-2 never seems to get all the way
> and catch up with server 1.
> 2) Load the LDIF on both servers and start slapd.
> - Afterwards not all entries created on server 1 is replicated to
> So the first thing to rule out would be to ensure that I've loaded the
> LDIF correctly:
> The entryCSN from the 2.3.30 server is in this format:
> The two servers (server1/server2) in the 2.4.19 setup have sid 1, 2 and
> rid 3,4 (cn=config replication has rid 1,2).
> I loaded the LDIF like this on both servers:
> $ slapadd -q -w -l backup-2.3.30.ldif
> Is that enough to make replication start from a known state?
> Could someone please exemplify a scenario where the -S option for
> slapadd is needed?
- load server 1 using slapadd with option -S (the SID of server 1) and -w
- slapcat server 1
- slapadd server 2 using the slapcat from server 1
this ensures you have consistent entryCSN and contextCSN