Replication: problems with synctest
richw at richw.org
Wed Nov 14 18:13:46 EST 2007
It looks like my problem with replication not working in one direction
was a SASL thing. One of my servers was advertising GSSAPI as an
authentication mechanism, but it didn't really work (I don't have
Kerberos installed on my systems). Apparently, sync_client on the
other box was deciding to use GSSAPI, but was giving up because it
wasn't actually functional.
I fixed the problem by moving the libgss* libraries out of the SASL2
While I was at it, I also moved the libntlm* and libotp* libraries
out of the SASL2 library directory, since I'm not using either of
these authentication methods either.
I'm mildly concerned that a future software upgrade might cause these
libraries to reappear. Is there a more reliable way to disable SASL
authentication mechanisms, other than removing files from the library
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