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Understanding and Deploying LDAP Directory Services, Second Edition by Timothy A. Howes - Ph.D., Mark C. Smith, Gordon S. Good

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Chapter 9. Namespace Design

  • The Structure of a Namespace

  • The Purposes of a Namespace

  • Analyzing Your Namespace Needs

  • Examples of Namespaces

  • Namespace Design Checklist

  • Further Reading

  • Looking Ahead

Designing a directory namespace is one of the most important tasks you will undertake when designing your directory service. The directory namespace provides the basic means by which you reference information in your directory, but it has many other implications as well. A properly designed namespace can lead to

  • Easier data maintenance

  • More flexibility in setting access control and replication policies

  • The ability to satisfy a wider variety of directory-enabled applications

  • More natural navigation through the directory

  • Happy directory users and administrators

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