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Re: "best" way to check if OpenLDAP replication is working

2011/6/1 Andy Cobaugh <phalenor@gmail.com>:
> On 2011-06-01 at 08:45, Alister Forbes ( a@cisco.com ) said:
>> On 31 May 2011, at 18:27, Andy Cobaugh wrote:
>>> On 2011-05-31 at 09:16, Tim Gustafson ( tjg@soe.ucsc.edu ) said:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> Is there a "best" way to check to see if OpenLDAP replication is
>>>> working?
>>>> I have one script that checks the ContextCSN of the root of the
>>>> database, which works to a certain degree.  However, even when that matches
>>>> it seems that sometimes a "deep inspection" (actually traversing the whole
>>>> database and comparing each entry individually) of the directory shows
>>>> differences even when the ContextCSN of the directory root matches.
>>> That's all our nagios check script does. If you're finding that there are
>>> still differences in the contents of the directory even when contextCSN
>>> matches, then there's likely something else going on. At least, I've never
>>> seen the situation you describe in our production openldap cluster.
>>> --andy
>> Andy,
>> Just out of interest (I'm just beginning to sort out nagios monitoring for
>> this very thing) is this the same plugin as on
>> http://ltb-project.org/wiki/documentation/nagios-plugins/check_ldap_syncrepl_status
>> or is it a script you've created yourselves?
> I'm using just a simple shell script that I wrote a couple years ago. Our
> nagios runs on Solaris SPARC, so I have to keep dependencies to a minimum.
> I was completely unaware of the existence of LTB. I would check it out, but
> it looks like redmine is currently having issues when you try to download
> anything.
> Those cacti plugins look interesting.


our redmine server experience some issues, we are working on it, I
will let you know when all will be running.