In the following example deployment, the PingDirectory Server is deployed in a third, centrally-located data center.
The directory servers in the central city is assigned to a new location named central. The proxies use StartTLS to communicate with the directory servers in the central region.
Other than the ability to add to the Directory Proxy Server’s trust store, the prepare-external-server tool does not alter the Directory Proxy Server configuration in any way.
The Directory Proxy Server itself, installed on
proxy-east-01.example.com, remains in the east location. This example
reconfigures load balancing between the six directory servers in these locations: