Chapter 7

LDAP Directory-Server Administration

Open-Source Software

There is no thing such as the “right choice” for LDAP server software. Many vendors offer LDAP server applications. Which one to choose? The choice depends on:

■  The environment you are working in: The hardware platform and operating system (or systems) you are using may limit your options in choosing an implementation.

■  The experience and the professional background of the technicians setting up directory services: Whether you use in-house talent or hire a consultant, the person in charge of the implementation will have a bias based on past experience. A consultant with experience using a particular implementation will work more efficiently when using a familiar product. ...

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