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Understanding and Deploying LDAP Directory Services

Understanding and Deploying LDAP Directory Services

Author: Tim Howes; Mark Smith; Gordon Good
Web Price: $50 US
Publisher: MTP
ISBN: 1578700701
Publication Date: 12/23/98
Pages: 880

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This comprehensive tutorial provides the reader with a thorough treatment of LDAP directory services. Minimal knowledge of general networking and administration is assumed, making the material accessible to intermediate and advanced readers alike. Designed to meet multiple needs, the first part of the book presents a general overview of the subject matter, and the next three sections cover detailed instructions for design, deployment, and integration of directory services. The text is full of practical implementation advice and real-world deployment examples to help the reader choose the path that makes the most sense for the specific organization.


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An Introduction to Directory Services and LDAP


1. -


Directory Services Overview


2. -


A Brief History of Directories


3. -


An Introduction to LDAP




Designing Your Directory Service


4. -


Directory Road Map


5. -


Defining Your Directory Needs


6. -


Data Design


7. -


Schema Design


8. -


Namespace Design


9. -


Topology Design


10. -


Replication Design


11. -


Privacy and Security Design




Deploying Your Directory Service


12. -


Choosing Directory Products


13. -


Piloting Your Directory Service


14. -


Analyzing and Reducing Costs


15. -


Going Production




Maintaining Your Directory Service


16. -


Backups and Disaster Recovery


17. -


Maintaining Data


18. -




19. -






Leveraging Your Directory Service


20. -


Developing New Applications


21. -


Directory-Enabling ExistingApplications


22. -


Directory Coexistence




Case Studies


23. -


Case Study: Netscape Communications Corporation


24. -


Case Study: A Large University


25. -


Case Study: A Large Multinational Enterprise


26. -


Case Study: An Enterprise with an Extranet


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