DPS - Client Affiniity Policy Does Not Behave As Documented (Doc ID 1567054.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.5.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When using the client affinity policy 'read-affinity-after-write' we find that the DPS incorrectly sends all of a connected clients requests to the same DS after a write, rather than the 'first read request after a write request' as per the documentation. According to the DPS documentation ( http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E20295_01/html/821-1220/gbdhk.html#gbdhr ), with such a configuration only the first READ request is expected to go to the data source where the WRITE happened:

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read-affinity-after-write

    Affinity for the first read request after a write request

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But DPS is sending all READ requests to the data source where the WRITE was performed, and this was still happening even after the timeout expired.

Changes

 

Cause

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