Netscape / 389 Multi-Master
> I have an old Netscape 6.0 setup which consists of 3 Masters in a
> multi-master setup which replicate down to various hubs and consumers.
> I was planning on building an exact replacement with 389 consisting of 3
> Multi Masters and the various hubs etc and then settting up one of the
> 389 masters to replicate back and forth with one of the Netscape
> masters. The thinking being that having just one path between Netscape
> and 389 would keep it simple and make it easy to track changes.
> Now I read the limit for Multi-Master is 4 servers. In the above does
> that class as 6 Masters, or is the limit per server in which case each
> server only talks to 2 other Masters, apart from the 389->Netscape
> gateway Masters which would talk to 3 other Masters?
There really isn't a limit. The limit was only for the old Red Hat
Directory Server, and only so far as customer support goes. The only
real hard limit is 65534 masters.
> I dont need to have every Master replicate to every other Master do I?
> This is just while we migrate from ancient Netscape servers to 389, one
> complete the Netscapes will be turned off and the replication agreements
> removed on the 389 servers.
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