Kerberos behind load balancer?

Kasundra, Digant digant at
Wed Oct 6 13:37:11 EDT 2004

Anycast looks promising.  

-----Original Message-----
From: kerberos-bounces at on behalf of Tillman Hodgson
Sent: Wed 10/6/2004 12:15 PM
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Subject: Re: Kerberos behind load balancer?
On Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 12:07:23PM -0500, Kasundra, Digant wrote:
>> I agree that the load is not an issue.  But with out DNS round-robin,
>> and without the load-balancer, we'd have to arbitrarily point our
>> systems and services at one of the slaves.  If that slave goes down,
>> we'd have to scramble to see who all was pointing to it and change
>> them to point to the other place.  

>Anycast. Kerberos auth is UDP, after all.

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