[CentOS] migrating thousands of users to openldap in centos!

Sat Aug 13 03:16:48 UTC 2005
Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazquez at ivazquez.net>

On Fri, 2005-08-12 at 15:31 -0500, israel.garcia at cimex.com.cu wrote:
> List, I have 15 Tru64 Database Servers in different places all over my
> country, I also have thousands of users in all this servers, Now it's
> really a pain to administrate all this accounts in all servers, so I
> decided to install one CentOS server with openldap.
> My questions are:
> 1. Is it possible to migrate all users from Tru64 to one Centos/openldap
> server?

You'll have to watch out for duplicate uids/gids, but provided you don't
run out of unique uids/gids, yes.

> 5. Can I migrate all users using the migration tools from openldap soft
> in Tru64?

Yes. Migrate and then export LDIF on the Tru64 machine, then import the
LDIF on the CentOS machine.

As for the replication issues, that I have no experience with.

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazquez at ivazquez.net>

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