Ludwig Krispenz wrote:
> Hi,
> 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

The clean-ruv should be done as part of replica removal these days. The
separate commands are there for when things go bump in the night.


> Ludwig
> On 04/01/2015 04:29 PM, Janelle wrote:
>> Hello again,
>> 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
>> the future.
>> 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.
>> Thank you
>> ~J

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