On Tue, Sep 02, 2008 at 11:19:55AM -0600, Rich Megginson wrote:
Luke Schierer wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 03:06:04PM -0400, Luke Schierer wrote:
>> I just set up Fedora Directory Server on two nodes, and have set up
>> multi-master replication between them following the directions at
>> It seems to mostly work, but I have a few questions.
>> 1)After initializing nodeB and restarting nodesA and B, I can no
>> longer connect to nodeB with the Console application. If I type in
>> its hostname, it connects, but I can only open up the slapd directory
>> if nodeA is up. I can continue to log into nodes authenticating
>> against the pair, and I can use the command line utities to connect to
>> nodeB. Any ideas what I might be doing wrong?
>> 2)if I change a password (using the passwd command on a client) while
>> nodeA is down, or add a user with ldapmodify while nodeA is down, the
>> change does not seem to replicate back to nodeA after it comes back
>> up. Do I have to force an initialization in such cases?
> A couple of additional details. This is on a 32-bit Redhat Enterprise
> 5 server. The first issue only happens if I set it to replicate
> ou=NetscapeRoot, which appears to be necessary for the global password
> policy to replicate.
I don't think that is true. What leads you to believe that?
Because I tried once without having the ou=NetscapeRoot set to
replicate, and the password policy did not show as set on the other
console. Still, perhaps I did something wrong.
> Is there a better way to achieve this?
Have you seen this - http://tinyurl.com/6apcfq
I had not, my fault for now reading the full manual it appears, as it
has extra steps for setting up the second instance. I will try with
Thanks for the pointer!!