Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 120294
slurpd+TLS retry bug should be fixed
Last modified: 2015-01-07 19:07:45 EST
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Description of problem:
The current openldap shipped in RHEL3 (2.0.27) contains a bug in the
TLS retry code that was fixed in 2.1.24. From the 2.1.24 changelog:
Fixed slurpd TLS retry (ITS#2570)
In my testing this bug makes replication almost unusable if you are
trying to use TLS, and one of the replicas goes down and comes back
up, because when the connection re-establishes, it does not restart
TLS. If you have your ssf settings set to require encryption, updates
begin to fail.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set up a master and one replica, using TLS for the updates, and
setting your SSF to require encryption for updates.
2. make some changes, see that they replicate
3. restart the slave daemon
4. make more changes on the master, and note that the updates are
rejected, the log of the replications reporting "Confidentiality
This bug is filed against RHEL 3, which is in maintenance phase.
During the maintenance phase, only security errata and select mission
critical bug fixes will be released for enterprise products. Since
this bug does not meet that criteria, it is now being closed.
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information on how this bug is affecting you.