Jens Laufer via FreeIPA-users wrote:
> Hey,
> as we just bought an new server, i moved everything to him, and it seems
> to work pretty fine. But now i want to use the spare server as an backup
> and their the problems started:
> 1. How i set up a duplicated nfs server for autofs'ing the home directory?
> 1. a. How is the best practices to keep them synced? Maybe even with an
> backup function for files that got deleted on one of them?
> 1. b How i redirect autofs to mount the right nfs when one is failing?
> As i was researching that and trying out several settings, i mentioned
> that i wasnt able to get the autofs central managment by freeipa
> running. I had to write the configs to every client. But i am not quite
> sure if it wasnt better for the replica settings but also for everyday
> use to get an centralized configuration of autofs running. so my second
> question would be:
> 2. How to run an autofs setting in freeipa and how to apply them to an
> client?
> Pls apoligze my english, it is my third language, and thank u all for
> every help u have to offer
> Greetings j.

I'm not sure we are the best source for answers for 1a-1c. We provide
only the maps not the NFS service itself.

ipa-client-automount should configure a client to work with the IPA
server-side maps.

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