[jcifs] JCIFS on a cluster

Michael B Allen mba2000 at ioplex.com
Fri Feb 17 18:54:30 GMT 2006

On Fri, 17 Feb 2006 12:34:02 -0600
"Christopher R. Hertel" <crh at ubiqx.mn.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 17, 2006 at 10:38:21AM -0500, Richard Caper wrote:
> > Not sure if it is possible to run it in a cluster this way.  If a
> > given client will always be directed to the same backend server then
> > it may work.  But if they are bounced between servers you will have
> > the issue that the challenge is issued by server A and the response
> > goes to server B.
> If you can synchronize authentication between all of the members of the 
> cluster then you can mitigate this problem.  That is, however, an issue 
> for the cluster folk.
> I assume that you are running Samba on the RHEL server.  What type of 
> cluster is it?

Samba isn't needed for JCIFS. JCIFS communicates directly with the domain controller which is very likely a different host.


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