Before the latest changes using the DA checks was more complicated. In addition to the HTTP Basic Auth creds, callers had to pass the administrator’s session in the payload of the request. This made it harder to use and (worse) less secure.
This document describes how to setup a VIP (Virtual IP Address) over 2 servers (fortress1 and fortress2). The concepts should work on any platform but were tailored for Redhat7.
This is step 3 of a 3 step process to create a High-Available configuration between Apache Fortress and Symas OpenLDAP.