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Status Submitted
Created by Guest
Created on May 31, 2022

Site Oriented Configuration Items Instead of Domain Level

Fixed Content Devices, configuring the URL to connect to HCP for instance, would be good to either A) have a fail over URL property (try A, if A doesn’t work try B) OR per site/jvm structure have site A connect to A HCP Head and site B connect to B HCP Head - all same name space in HCP, just two entry points. Reasoning is for performance, site orientation may allow for closer to end point communication, reducing network latency impact.

Directory Services/LDAP, we have entered two DNS hub entries which round robin local (PROD) and then far (BCP data center). We found if the local location/datacenter is completely unreachable CPE will not respond to update orientation for LDAP. therefore it would be great if site level configurations, the local site A's JVMs connect first to the local A LDAP DNS hub and the far site B's JVMs connect first to the far B LDAP DNS hub.

Idea priority Medium