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Re: Kerberos authentication and High availability
Mustafa A. Hashmi wrote:
> Thanks for your e-mail. Please see some comments in-line.
> On 4/3/07, *Henry B. Hotz* <firstname.lastname@example.org
> <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
> The client is going to get a service ticket for the load balancer.
> Probably no choice. That's a good argument for not using load
> balancers, IMO. Instead clients should have a standard list of
> CNAMEs to try.
> Well it's not just load balancing, it's high availability which is
> also very important. Ensuring transparent fail-overs is paramount.
this seems to be an ideal situation for CARP, though i do understand
that CARP isn't available on all OSes. i am interested in hearing any
reasons why it wouldn't be suitable in this role.