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RE: OpenLDAP and failover
I'm interested in the same. Please include me in future responses.
From: Bruno Bonfils [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2002 2:01 PM
Subject: OpenLDAP and failover
is there someone who have experience with OpenLDAP and fail over ?
I know there are few softwares solutions (for example linux-ha project
or linuxvirtualserver) but i think there are some problem :
with round robin dns, if there is one ldap server down, all operation
failed half a time, imho, it is very hugly with libnss-ldap as example
(moreover, i think an additionnal parameter like timeout in the
libnss-ldap.conf will be useful)
with load balancing, i think there is no problem with all reading
operations, but if one client write on the slave ldap server, i
believe the master is not updated, isn't it ?
it's possible to have two ldap server and have one which is the master
of the other ?
I hope you can help me, i don't want use commercial solution ! ;)
Thank you very much, best regards.
Bruno Bonfils http://www.debian-fr.org