Kambiz Aghaiepour wrote:
> Dmitri Pal wrote:
>> 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?
> Ah.  Ok, the goal is to be able to instantiate additional replicas.
> However, when I try, I get:
> [13/Oct/2010:10:04:24 -0400] - import userRoot: Import failed.
> [13/Oct/2010:10:04:24 -0400] - process_bulk_import_op: NULL backend
> I am told this could be fixed with 389-ds-base, though I cannot be certain.
> If I can resolve the issue of creating additional replicas, there would
> not necessarily be a compelling reason for me to update to 389-ds-base,
> and I would happily stay running fedora-ds-base-1.1.3
> Kambiz
Rich, Rob

Is this a known issue with creating replicas using IPA 1.2.x?
Replica creation worked in v1.2 AFAIR.

>>> Thanks
>>> Kambiz

Thank you,
Dmitri Pal

Engineering Manager IPA project,
Red Hat Inc.

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