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Re: High availability

On Tuesday 21 August 2007 08:57:07 Taymour A. El Erian wrote:
> I want to make this more available, I have a DR site and I would like to
> have an LDAP server running getting all the updates from the primary
> site. This DR LDAP will be active in case the primary site is down and
> will accept read/write operations.

In my company, DR means a disaster has struck, e.g. a building has been 
destroyed. So, you typically don't:
1)Do a DR failover for any trivial reason
2)Do a DR failover automatically

So, just run a normal replica in the DR, and have a config file ready to be 
able to "promote" it to a master. If you need slaves there too, just have 
them replicate of the "DR master", so you have less config changes to do in 
the case of a real disaster.