Kambiz Aghaiepour wrote:
> Currently running ipa-server-1.2.1-4 with fedora-ds-base-1.1.3-6.  I
> attempted to upgrade to 389-ds-base- (and supporting packages)
> and the procedure took an extremely long time (at least 2 hours).  There
> appears to be an upgrade script that runs as part of %posttrans which runs:
> /usr/sbin/setup-ds.pl -l /dev/null -u -s General.UpdateMode=offline >
> /dev/null 2>&1
> I don't have the error logs unfortunately, as when I reverted the ESX
> VM, I forgot to save off the log files, but what I recall was that there
> were messages indicating that there were multiple passes (each took
> about 4-5 minutes) and each time the rate of update dropped below a
> certain amount, the update would move on to the next "pass".  There were
> about 25 passes through before the upgrade completed.  Mind you, this
> installation is rather small IMO, as there are only 130-ish entries
> under cn=users,cn=accounts.  The other thing that I noticed after the
> upgrade procedure was that not all the users were defined in the
> directory (most appeared to be there, but some critical users were
> missing).  Suffices to say that many of our processes were broken after
> the upgrade and 4 hours into the planned upgrade, I ended up backing
> out.   (This same upgrade had been tested on a smaller directory and the
> upgrade seemed to go without incident).
> I'm wondering if there might be an easier way for me to go about
> upgrading the installation.  For example, could I, instead of going
> through the "upgrade", instead, re-install a replacement 389-ds based
> ipa-server host, create a new winsync agreement with my AD environment,
> and then export the password data for the users in DS from the current
> fedora-ds-base-1.1.3 and import it into the directory running
> 389-ds-base ?  If this is do-able, what all do I need to copy from the
> fedora-ds-base host to the 389-ds-base host?

What is your final goal and why are you trying to do the upgrade of the
DS under IPA?

> Thanks
> Kambiz

Thank you,
Dmitri Pal

Engineering Manager IPA project,
Red Hat Inc.

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