[jcifs] Re: Can we configure a backup domain controller in jCIFS

Michael B Allen mba2000 at ioplex.com
Tue Apr 3 18:51:08 GMT 2007

On Tue, 3 Apr 2007 10:46:06 -0700
Marius Scurtescu <marius at sxip.com> wrote:

> On 30-Mar-07, at 5:00 AM, jcifs-request at lists.samba.org wrote:
> > From: kannan_Jayaprakash <kannan_jayaprakash at infosys.com>
> > Subject: [jcifs] Can we configure a backup domain controller in jCIFS
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > We are using jCIFS for SSO in our web application. I'm in look out  
> > for some
> > information regarding jCIFS.
> > firstly,
> > while configuring my web.xml with the ip for domain controller, i  
> > would like
> > to know if we could have a back up IP where the system could look  
> > up if my
> > primary server(for authentication) is down.
> We needed the exact same functionality and we ended up writing our  
> own internal patch for this purpose.
> Instead of entering only one host for the domain controller you can  
> enter a comma separated list of hosts. The filter will try to connect  
> to them one by one and use the first that is accessible. You can also  
> set a timeout and a port, both used for probing.
> We would be more than happy to contribute this small patch, is there  
> a formal way to do it?

Just do diff -Nuar new old and send the file to the list. I'll put it
in the patches directory.


Michael B Allen
PHP Active Directory Kerberos SSO

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