Create a highly available authentication system with IBM Security Directory Server

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Prabir Mehir

Date archived: July 5, 2017 | First published: September 04, 2014

This white paper explains how to use IBM Security Directory Server (formerly known as IBM Tivoli Directory Server) with Heartbeat to create a highly available authentication system with a fail-over mechanism. High availability is critical for enterprise authentication services because consolidating any service on a particular server is not reliable. Depending on a single server eventually creates a single point of failure, which can break the entire organization's authentication system.

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