On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 2:01 AM, Howard Chu <email@example.com>
Radosław Antoniuk wrote:
> Three quick issues about slapd 2.4.
> 1. I'm setting up a syncrepl replication. In the process of testing, I had
> added three syncprov overlays instead of one, and I ended up with:
> The thing is, that I cannot delete any of them because cn=config does notSince it's just a test installation, your best action is to delete it all and
> support delete operation.
> Is this ok to leave it as is? or any workaround to get rid of the unwanted ones?
start over with the correct LDIF.
> (1) RootDN is the admin, and (2) in simple authentication I would store cleartext
> 2. About N-Way replication... What's the best authentication to use? Because
> password in the syncrepl configuration, I'm assuming that (3) the best here would
> be to use some SASL mech?What do any of these 3 points have to do with each other, let alone with N-way
If you had read the docs http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin24/replication.html
> 3. Assuming a running normal replication(master-slave) with refreshAndPersist,
> is there any method of checking of the status of the replication? like show
> slave status in MySQL. I have tested it with cutting the transmission by
> iptables, and ok, it caught up after reconnection, but the master did not
> complain at all when the connection was not there...
you wouldn't need to ask such questions.
None of the answers was valid actually.
If I could start all over, I wouldn't ask, right?
What it has to do ? It has to do the fact that in this kind of replication you are replicating cn=config as well, which usually in other kinds is not the case.
And yes, I read the link you mentioned, hint: the word "status" shows up there three times in one sentence that does *not* mention anything about external checking of LDAP replication status.
Ergo, if you don't want to help, don't frustrate the asker :)