Establishing connectivity between sites
The network connection between the sites is an important player in the MultiSite infrastructure. Security and stability are the important characteristics of the intranet. Since synchronization happens in the background through incremental updates, network performance is not as critical, though you do not want to send additional traffic to a network that is already over-burdened.
The following sections describe establishing MultiSite in network environments with and without firewalls.
Transport across a direct IP connection
The default transport method, as shown in Figure 12-5 on page 242, is defined across a direct connection—effectively, for intra-site use within a company. If you have direct connectivity ...