The first step in using any server-side software is knowledge of the installation procedure and some basic administration experience, which helps in performing certain tasks to keep a test server up and running.
In this section we will look at OpenDS and DSML gateway system requirements and the installation process. I have concisely described the installation process in order to have enough space for more advanced topics.
The OpenDS system requirements may amaze you as they are the minimal requirement for a Java application. The requirements are as follows: