eDirectory Fundamentals

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official MicroFocus (Previously Novell) Curriculum
Code N3017

This course has been retired in favour of the newer v8.8 course.


Course Content (84 topics)

  • Purpose and Function of a Directory
  • Describe the Purpose of a Directory
  • Describe the Full Service Directory Model
  • Identify Challenges that a Directory Service Should Address
  • Identify Common Directory Service Uses
  • Identify Key Components of a Basic Directory
  • Fundamental eDirectory Concepts
  • Identify the Role and Benefits of eDirectory
  • Identify and Describe eDirectory Objects
  • Identify and Describe eDirectory Object Classes
  • Describe eDirectory Object Context and Naming Conventions
  • Identify The Relationship between Time Synchronization and eDirectory
  • Identify Time Synchronization Basics
  • Configure Linux
  • Time Synchronization
  • Configure Pure NTP
  • Identify Time Synchronization Guidelines
  • Install eDirectory 8.7
  • Identify Hardware Requirements for eDirectory 8.7
  • Identify Installation Guideline
  • Install eDirectory 8.7 on a Linux Server
  • eDirectory Administration
  • Use iManager
  • Describe the Admin Object
  • Create Objects
  • Modify User Objects
  • Move Objects
  • Delete User Objects
  • eDirectory Rights
  • Describe eDirectory Rights
  • Grant eDirectory Rights
  • Determine Effective Rights
  • Remove or Block Effective Rights
  • eDirectory Maintenance
  • Use iMonitor
  • Use Additional Tools
  • eMBox
  • Perform a Health Check
  • Describe an eDirectory Health Check
  • Perform a Basic Health Check Using iMonitor
  • Perform a Complete Health Check Using iMonitor
  • eDirectory Tree Design
  • Describe the Fundamentals of eDirectory Design
  • Design the Upper Layers of an eDirectory Tree
  • Design the Lower Layers of an eDirectory Tree
  • Evaluate Your eDirectory Design
  • Describe eDirectory Design for eBusiness
  • Partitions and Replicas
  • Define eDirectory Replication and Synchronization
  • Identify Partition and Replication Placement Guidelines
  • Implement Partition and Replication Maintenance Procedures
  • Service Location Protocol
  • Define SLP
  • Design SLP Network Implementations
  • Identify How SLP and eDirectory Work Together
  • Design SLP Implementations Using Guidelines
  • Configure SLP on Linux
  • eDirectory Backup and Restore
  • Identify eDirectory Disaster Recovery Issues
  • Configure eDirectory Backup and Restore eMTool
  • Identify and Resolve eDirectory and Server Maintenance Issues


The audience for this eDirectory Fundamentals course should come with basic networking knowledge, including: TCP/IP and other network protocols Networking and desktop hardware Servers Network boards and cables LAN basics Networked services File storage Printers Web services

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