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----- Original Message -----
From: "Duncan Innes" <duncan.in...@virginmoney.com>
Sent: Monday, August 20, 2012 9:48:30 AM
Subject: [Freeipa-users] Specifying load balancing to SSSD clients
Hopefully this isn't a dumb question, but I'm constrained by a few
things on my estate and would be looking to deploy something like the
2 IPA servers at each datacentre
ipa1.domain.com \_ datacentre A
ipa3.domain.com \_ datacentre B
The datacentres are linekd, but bandwidth not great.
Client's in datacentre A should therefore use ipa1.domain.com and
ipa2.domain.com as primary servers and only fail over to ipa3 & ipa4
when both 1 & 2 are out of action. Clients would revert to using
ipa1/ipa2 whenever either of them came back online.
I understand this configuration has already been done as part of
What I'm wondering is if I can force my clients to load balance
communication between ipa1 & ipa2.
I don't have the ability to use the _srv_ records in DNS as that's set
up for the AD servers on our network. I also can't create separate DNS
servers for the Linux estate (not that I'd particularly want to).
Is there any current configuration that I can use to force load
balancing between ipa1/ipa2 under ideal conditions. Falling back to
ipa2 when ipa1 is out of action. Falling back to (load balanced
perhaps?) ipa3/ipa4 when ipa1 & ipa2 are both out of action.
Hope the description is reasonable.
Duncan Innes | Linux Architect
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