backend provision samba4-ol-multimaster working
abartlet at samba.org
Fri Aug 15 23:04:17 GMT 2008
On Fri, 2008-08-15 at 23:11 +0200, Oliver Liebel wrote:
> hi andrew,
> as you have said:
> > The biggest challenge will be making the
> > configuration completely general (ie, working for any number of
> > replicas).
> here are the good news: i got the provision-backend script working with
> (n) mmr-servers now, tested it with 4 ...
> the provisioning-backend script takes now --ol-mmr-urls=<list of (n)
> whitespace-separated urls> as
> input, the urls are splitted internally; thanks to michael for the
> "(none,*.split(' '))"-tip.
> i made use of all mmr-related pre-configured variables, but i didnt
> made it with templating. instead, the script generates 4 configs on the
> fly with everything needed:
> - auto-generated server-ids with correspondig ldap-urls:<port>
> - replica -blocks for all 3 subcontexts (schema|config|user) with
> auto-generated rids, provider-dns, searchbases and binddns for every
> which are included into slapd.conf.
I would still really prefer it used the template system (rather than the
hand-pasted strings). It makes it much easier to see the options that
can be modified, from the set of templates rather than deep in
> if mmr is not chosen during setup, the confs are created empty with just
> a comment line (### no mmr config active ###).
> so the include-statements dont cause any trouble.
> the advantage of the excluded confs is a more clearly structure of
> in particular when a high count of mmr-nodes has been set up.
This is also how I used to have the memberOf configuration. I moved it
into the main file so that when I filed bugs with the OpenLDAP folks,
everything important was in a single file.
I don't mind too much, but perhaps include it in the slapd.conf for now,
and we can move them both out as a separate patch?
> apropos high count of mmr-nodes:
> although its surely a nice feature to use (n) ol- (or fds-) server in
> configuration - maybe we should mark with a little comment during
> setup, that a
> high count of mmr-servers may (or better -will-) cause a lot of
> additional traffic on the net.
How much? What is the replication topology?
> phhh... think i got me a beer or two tomorrow, before i start with the
> to-do list ;-)
You deserve it, you have done very well.
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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