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

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7.3. Database Configuration

The first step you must perform as a directory administrator after installing the IBM SecureWay Directory is to configure the database. Note that this might have already been done during installation and basic configuration.

Your namespace and directory structure are supposed to be defined with the type of data you are going to store in the directory. If you want to exercise the LDAP administration without your own data, you can use the sample file provided with the LDAP package. The filename is sample.ldif, and it can be found in the examples subdirectory underneath the LDAP installation directory (for example, C:\Program Files\IBM\LDAP on Windows NT).

Before configuring the database, you have to decide if you want ...

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