Directory assistance and failover for a remote LDAP directory

To provide failover in the event that a remote LDAP directory configured in directory assistance is unavailable, on the LDAP tab of the Directory Assistance document for the remote LDAP directory, enter more than one host name in the Hostname field. Separate hostnames with commas. If the first LDAP directory server specified is unavailable, a Domino® server attempts to use the next one listed, and so on.

The configuration selections made in the Directory Assistance document apply to each host name specified in the Hostname field except for the value specified in the Port field. You can specify a port for a hostname that is different than the port specified in the Port field by adding a colon (:) followed by a port number after the hostname. For example, you can enter the following in the Hostname field:,