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Re: syncrepl_del_nonpresent and syncrepl issues.

From: Quanah Gibson-Mount <quanah_at_nospam>
Date: Wed May 12 2010 - 19:53:02 GMT
To: Jorgen Lundman <>,

--On May 12, 2010 11:52:02 AM +0900 Jorgen Lundman <>

> I first upgraded the LDAP master. I tried various techniques, since I
> can't use db_upgrade directly. But the new 2.4.21 is happy to sync
> against the old 2.3.41, so I think I will simply run it in parallel until
> I am sure it has caught up. (You guys have a clever way to test and know
> when LDAP syncrepl has caught up?)

You should use the supported tools to migrate your database -- slapcat the
master, then slapadd that to the replica... Same with rebuilding the
master. That is the only officially supported upgrade path from 2.3 -> 2.4.


-- Quanah Gibson-Mount Principal Software Engineer Zimbra, Inc -------------------- Zimbra :: the leader in open source messaging and collaboration