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

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Chapter 3. A Step-by-Step Approach for Directory Implementation

In the previous two chapters, we have introduced the principles of an LDAP-based directory service and the possible implications for LDAP implementation projects. Now that directory standards are emerging, the opportunity exists for enterprises to simplify their directory problems. If an enterprise is able to store directory information once and administer it in one place, the total cost of maintaining this information is significantly reduced.

This chapter provides an overview of the planning and design work required for most LDAP implementation projects. Key concepts are introduced, and the subsequent chapters will have more detailed information about actual implementation. Though ...

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