On 04/10/2015 06:54 PM, Martin Chamambo wrote:
> Good day
> I have a freeipa primary server working as i wanted , no complex stuff has
> been setup yet except the basic service and sudo controls which is fine by
> me. I have also setup a replica from the primary.
> the dns server is running from a different platform so basically the 2
> servers query a DNS server on onother server to resolve their names.
> my questions is as follows: when primary server fails , does the replica
> automatically assume the position of the primary [and please note that
> replication is also working as expected]
The replica is no different from the primary master, aside from being
responsible for CRL generation.
Failover really depends on how your clients are configured. If you are
using SSSD, you should look at the 'FAILOVER' section in the 'sssd-ipa'
man page for a details on how it works and how it is configured.
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