Sun Java System Directory Server EE 6.x Analysis and Planning

4 Day Course
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Overview of the Directory Services Analysis and Planning Process (2 topics)

  • Describe the Directory Services Analysis and Planning (DSAP) process
  • Describe basic Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) concepts and terminology

Planning Your Directory Data (5 topics)

  • Describe the process of planning your directory data
  • Identify directory applications
  • Identify directory data stores
  • Document directory application fields
  • Document directory data store fields

Planning Your Directory Schema (7 topics)

  • Describe the process of planning your directory schema
  • Describe basic LDAP and Directory Server schema concepts
  • Match directory application fields to the default schema
  • Match directory data store fields to the default schema
  • Extend the default schema for nonmatching fields
  • Identify authoritative sources for each field
  • Identify processes and procedures that need to change

Planning Your Directory Tree (7 topics)

  • Describe the process of planning your directory tree
  • Describe the components and functions of an LDAP directory tree hierarchy
  • Select a Directory Server root suffix
  • Select branch points
  • Create sample entries
  • Select unique RDNs
  • Group entries for administration

Creating a Database Topology (5 topics)

  • Describe the process of creating a database topology
  • Create a network directory map
  • Identify local master requirements
  • Partition your directory tree
  • Map databases to multiple locations

Creating a Database Distribution Strategy (6 topics)

  • Describe the process of creating a database distribution strategy
  • Identify database distribution options
  • Identify general distribution paths
  • Identify replication paths
  • Identify chaining paths
  • Identify referral paths

Creating a Replication Strategy (5 topics)

  • Describe the process of creating a replication strategy
  • Describe general strategies for write failover, read failover, and load balancing
  • Create multiple masters for write failover
  • Create hub replicas for improved performance and availability
  • Create consumer replicas for load balancing

Planning Your Security Policies (7 topics)

  • Describe the process of planning your security policies
  • Describe the Directory Server security methods
  • Define general user access control security policies
  • Define special user access control security policies
  • Define password policies
  • Define encrypted attributes
  • Create access control instruction (ACI) statements to support your security policies

Planning Your Indexing Strategy (5 topics)

  • Describe the process of planning your indexing strategy
  • Describe the default Directory Server indexes
  • Identify index types based on application search filters
  • Select attributes to index and identify index types
  • Define an indexing strategy for each database

Evaluating Your Plan (3 topics)

  • Describe the process of evaluating your plan
  • List the steps to build a test environment
  • Describe the phases of testing your design

Prerequisites

To succeed fully in this course, students should be able to: - Perform basic UNIX tasks - Understand basic UNIX commands - Describe LDAP services at a high level - Describe features of the Sun Java System Directory Server Enterprise Edition 6 (Directory Server) - Install Directory Server

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