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Re: Backup ldap server

On Tue, 2005-10-11 at 00:01 +0530, sadique@vanillanetworks.com wrote:
> Hello
> I did install and configure a primary ldap server. Is it possible to 
> change the scenario to primary + backup ldap server where data are 
> synchronized to each other on the time of updates? If so can I use this 
> for fail over and load balanicing as we do in NIS? I am a newbie and if 
> I ask a basic question please point me  to any relevant links I can 
> follow in this regard.


You can implement data replication with OpenLDAP. Please check the
following link:

Load balancing or fail over can be achieved with third-party software
such as KeepAlived (http://www.keepalived.org) or Heartbeat
(http://www.linux-ha.org/) .

Hope this helps.