O'Reilly logo

LDAP Implementation Cookbook by Permana Widhiasta, Harri Stranden, Michel Melot, Heinz Johner

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

2.7. The IBM Schema Repository

For its internal product development, IBM uses a tool for directory exploiters (either product or application developers). The IBM Schema Repository is a single place that holds all the schema definitions that IBM ships with its IBM SecureWay Directory. This is the central location for schema definitions that the IBM SecureWay Directory supports, and it also incorporates applicable schemas from standards organizations including IETF, DEN, and DMTF/CIM.

The benefits of such a centralized repository are:

  • It eliminates redundancy in object class and attribute definitions.

  • It encourages reuse of defined object classes and attributes.

  • It encourages exploitation of the directory.

  • It provides information needed to work with ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required