a RUV (replica update vector) is a structure which on each sever
maintains a state of updates it has seen from any other server, it is
used in a replication session to determine which updates have to be sent.
Normally you don't need to deal with it, only if you remove a replica it
is advisable to remove the references to the no longer existing server
using clean ruv
On 04/01/2015 04:29 PM, Janelle wrote:
This is a more general question as I am new to "dirsrv" a bit. I have
read through a lot of the docs, including 389-ds, but with regards to
IPA, well, I am not 100% clear and perhaps this could help others in
Are there guidelines or suggestions for RUV's and cleaning and how to
know when you are actually seeing a problem that needs to be fixed? In
a good system, for example, my 8 servers, if there are no issues, what
would I expect to see from a "list-ruv"? What errors would indicate
the need to run a "clean-ruv id"?
I am thinking if there was a write up or FAQ for this, it would go a
long way to helping new admins with FreeIPA in understanding all of
this. Just a suggestion.
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