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

Kannan Jayaprakash Kannan_Jayaprakash at infosys.com
Fri Mar 30 06:01:52 GMT 2007

Hi Mike,

Thanks for your reply.

I understand that DnsSrv.patch can be used for Failover/Load Balancing.
Can you let me know about how I can go about implementing this. 


-----Original Message-----
From: Michael B Allen [mailto:mba2000 at ioplex.com] 
Sent: Friday, March 30, 2007 11:11 AM
To: Kannan Jayaprakash
Cc: jcifs at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [jcifs] Can we configure a backup domain controller in

On Thu, 29 Mar 2007 21:05:22 -0700 (PDT)
kannan_Jayaprakash <kannan_jayaprakash at infosys.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> We are using jCIFS for SSO in our web application. I'm in look out for
> 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.
> i would also like to know if we could implement jCIFS without
> the web.xml. I would also like to know if there are any alternatives
> jCIFS using which i could implement user authentication.
> Any information on this would be of great help.

There's a patch in the patches directory that implements load balancing
using DNS instead of WINS. It's call DnsSrv.patch.


Michael B Allen
PHP Active Directory Kerberos SSO

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