>> Are you using Chain On Update for Binds?
> We are indeed, we used that howto to set it up. Reading it now again it
does say it will use the chaining backend for binds. Why is that?
Why is that? I don't know .
According the the wiki http://directory.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Howto:ChainOnUpdate
the consumer will use the chaining backend when I do bind/write requests.
I can understand why you would want to "centrally" manage login attempts but
would it not better to handle login attempts locally on the consumer and then only if a
login attempts fail and you need to do a write then write to the master. I can imagine
though that with this approach you can potentially have more auth attempts than is allowed
In order to have global password policy. Let's say for example
that you have
password policy which states accounts are locked out after 3 unsuccessful
login attempts. If you have 5 directory servers, each with local password
policy, that effectively means an attacker has 15 tries to guess the password
instead of 3.
> If we replicate changes down to the consumer how can the data be
"fresher" than the consumer?
My sentence was less than ideal. If changes get replicated down then I agree data
everywhere should be equally fresh within the time constraints it takes to replicated
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