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Re: olcSubordinate versus Chaining
Warren Howard wrote:
> On 13/07/12 2:15 AM, Warren Howard wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> I'm setting up a replicated directory service, so far I have a single
>> provider and a single consumer with Syncrepl in refreshOnly mode. The
>> consumer is a complete shadow copy of the provider, ldap clients can
>> read from the consumer but not write to the consumer because it is a
>> shadow copy. Next I would like "refer" ldap clients that wish to
>> write to the consumer to the provider. Based on the notes here :
>> http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin24/referrals.html, I would like to
>> how to do this by using the olcSubordinate keyword. I've read the
>> olcSubordinate section in slapd-config man page and I don't see a way
>> forward and I'm not even sure that using olcSubordinate is the correct
>> approach, since the steps described in
olcSubordinate has nothing to do with referrals.
>> http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin24/overlays.html#Chaining appear more
>> relevant to set up I'm attempting.
>> Any guidance much appreciated.
> I'm just looking for a nod in the right direction. I'll re-phrase my
> question, how would you set up up a single provider (single master) with
> one or more consumers (one or more slaves) so that clients which try to
> write to a slave are able to do so because the slave handles the
> referral to the master and the client knows not that the slave directory
> it is connecting to is read-only?
-- Howard Chu
CTO, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/