OpenLDAP Everywhere Reloaded

Directory services is one of the most interesting and crucial parts of computing today. They provide our account management, basic authentication, address books and a back-end repository for the configuration of many other important applications.

In this article, I describe how to configure two Linux servers to host core network services required for clients to query the directory service. I configure these core services to be highly available through the use of failover pools and/or replication.