OpenLDAP replication modes

OpenLDAP 2.4 offers a bunch of replication configurations, ranging from usual master initiated master to slave replication, to multi-master and mirror mode replication. Moreover, OpenLDAP offers granular replication, push or pull based replication, with or without...

OpenLDAP as an authentication database for Unix clients

I recently had to setup a couple of OpenLDAP servers in mirror replication mode, to authenticate users accessing Unix hosts, ranging from Fedora 11 to 14, and CentOS 6. I had already setup that kind of solution a few years ago, and I have to say it’s a lot more...