On 04/04/2015 12:30 PM, Nadav Mavor wrote:
i use F5 and 3 IPA servers no big issues but some notes :
1) as note you cant use it for  kerberos
2) for the DNS we use group and not L/B do to the zone serial (the zone serial num is not geting sync so if you round robin you will get deferent zone num evey time and it will mess up zone sync to external dns servers) 3) for the GUI (443) make sure to use stickiness so the user wont get bounce after the login


I did not quite get 2) above...
Can you please describe it in more details?
If you know how to make LB work with IPA's DNS and kerberos a nice HOWTO wiki page would be really welcome!



On Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 11:47 AM, Simo Sorce <s...@redhat.com <mailto:s...@redhat.com>> wrote:

    We use SASL/GSSAPI/krb5 to authenticate clients to the LDAP server.
    If you want to load balance by using a common DNS name in front of all
    servers, you will need to deal with issues with krb5 authentication.

    At the very least you should add keys to all servers for a principal
    named after the common name. However we do not test this scenario
    and I
    am not 100% sure it works correctly when you factor in that we use
    GSSAPI also for replication.

    Simo.

    On Sat, 2015-04-04 at 22:16 +0700, Brian Topping wrote:
    > I believe LDAP can be load balanced without any problem. It is a TCP
    > based protocol without persistent state between transactions so it
    > should be just fine.
    >
    > Sent from my iPhone
    >
    > > On Apr 4, 2015, at 21:55, Janelle <janellenicol...@gmail.com
    <mailto:janellenicol...@gmail.com>> wrote:
    > >
    > > Hello everyone,
    > >
    > > Probably a quiet weekend for any responses, but I will toss this
    > out.  I was wondering if anyone has had any issues with load
    balancers
    > and IPA? Not with Kerberos, since I know the protocol is designed
    > without load balancer support, but in the case of using the LDAP
    > portion?  I am curious because the load balancing within sssd is not
    > really load balancing, but more fail-over. I am wondering what
    kind of
    > experience and maybe suggestions for a good LB setup anyone might
    > have.
    > >
    > > Thank You
    > > ~J
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