Multiple local DB backends. When you set up the Directory Server instances, you need two backends, a global backend for globally replicated data, such as
userRoot, and a backend for the balancing point base DN,
dataSet. Both backends need to be enabled for replication and initialized separately.
Replication set name. Every Directory Server in your replicated topology must have a replication set name. This replication set name coordinates the Directory Proxy Server and the Directory Server. The restricted domain is only replicated within instances using the same replication set name.
Multiple Directory Proxy Server subtree views. The entry-balanced proxy configuration relies on multiple subtree views, one for the globally replicated base DN and one for the entry-balancing point base DN. The globally replicated base DN will have a proxying request processor associated with it. The restricted base DN will have an entry-balancing request processor associated with it. This configuration is best achieved using the create-initial-proxy-config tool after running setup.
Replication in an entry-balanced deployment requires the following: