[Deploying Sakai] SSL load balancing and fault tolerance for Sakai

Matthew Buckett matthew.buckett at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Thu Aug 13 09:43:34 PDT 2009

2009/8/13 Steve Swinsburg <steve.swinsburg at gmail.com>:
> If the other group of people are in their own LDAP, then you could use a
> chained LDAP provider which searches your institutional one first, then
> fallsback to the second (and third and so on).
> I have an article here about LDAP in Sakai:
> http://confluence.sakaiproject.org/display/~steve.swinsburg/LDAP+in+Sakai+2.5
> If the chained LDAP approach seems reasonable, I can get you the code for
> it. Other people in the community have written other complex providers as
> well so what you want to be done is definitely doable.

The federating provider (/providers/federating) searches multiple
providers, we use it locally to search LDAP and Kerberos. Although
there it could just as well be used to search two LDAP providers, or
an ldap provider and a custom one.

  Matthew Buckett

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