18.2 Primary Multi-Data Center Use Cases

The primary MDC deployments include active-active and active-standby use cases.

Table 18-1 lists the primary MDC use cases.

Table 18-1 MDC Use Cases

MDC Deployment MDC Policy Validate Remote Session Session Synchronized in data center Servicing User From Remote DC Terminate Remote Session User Challenged

Active-Active

SessionMustBeAnchoredToDataCenterServicingUser=false

SessionDataRetrievalOnDemand=true

Reauthenticate=false

SessionDataRetrievalOnDemandMax_retry_attempts=<number>

SessionDataRetrievalOnDemandMax_conn_wait_time=<milliseconds>

SessionContinuationOnSyncFailure= false

MDCGitoCookieDomain=<sub domain>

Yes

Yes

No

When a valid session could not be located in a remote data center

Active-Standby

SessionMustBeAnchoredToDataCenterServicingUser=false

SessionDataRetrievalOnDemand=true

Reauthenticate=false

SessionDataRetrievalOnDemandMax_retry_attempts=<number>

SessionDataRetrievalOnDemandMax_conn_wait_time=<milliseconds>

SessionContinuationOnSyncFailure= true

MDCGitoCookieDomain=<sub domain>

Could not validate as the remote data center is down

No, since the remote data center is down

Could not terminate as the remote data center is down

No

Provides seamless access by creating a local session from the details available in the valid cookie