LDAP failover question for Radius

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Fri Jul 30 22:14:20 CEST 2010

Kory Wheatley wrote:
> Is it acceptable to setup LDAP failover in the modules/ldap file by
> simply adding a second server in the servers value.

  I don't know about "acceptable", but it can work.  It's a feature of
the LDAP libraries to use that method for fail-over.

> It seems to work in the testing that I have done, but I am not sure that
> it is the correct way to setup a failover ldap server.

  FreeRADIUS has it's own fail-over mechanism.  They're probably similar
enough that the above method works, too.

  Alan DeKok.

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