Say you had Confluence installed in the cloud and wanted to integrate with Crowd and an active directory LDAP at a remote site.
What is the recommended deployment for performance/security?
1) Confluence (Cloud) -> Crowd (Cloud)-> LDAP connector (ssl option) to AD (Remote)
2) Confluence (Cloud) -> Crowd (Remote) with SSL in tomcat, LDAP connector to AD (Remote)
Since the LDAP is remote and, even using Crowd, all password authentication requests will be forwarded to your LDAP, the performance shouldn'd be much different between both options.
Even so I would go with opition one, because in case the LDAP communication fails for any reason, the users with a valid token in Crowd will still be able to access Confluence for some time.
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