krb5_sname_to_principal or LDAP/SASL/GSSAPI and reverse DNS

Steve Langasek vorlon at
Thu Apr 10 16:52:35 EDT 2003

On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 11:29:23AM -0700, Nicolas Williams wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 01:55:58PM -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
> > I don't want a global shared filesystem just because I have a shared
> > LDAP cluster.

> > I understand the clusters you deal with tend to be physically located
> > in the same space and tend to share disks or at least filesystem.

> > That is not the only type of cluster that exists.

> Er, why do you cluster LDAP services?

Because round-robin balancing at the application level is conspicuously
absent where LDAP is concerned, so clustering at the DNS level is often
the best option?

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer
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