Directory Topology Overview
Gluing the Directory Together: Knowledge References
Authentication in a Distributed Directory
Advantages and Disadvantages of Partitioning
Designing Your Directory Server Topology
Topology Design Checklist
LDAP directory services are designed to support a distributed directory, in which the complete directory tree is spread across multiple physical directory servers. Your directory service's topology describes the way you divide your directory tree among physical servers and how you allocate those servers among your organization's physical locations. Making good choices about your directory topology will help you
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