Overview of the Organization
Directory Service Design
Directory Service Deployment
Directory Service Maintenance
Leveraging the Directory Service
Summary and Lessons Learned
In this chapter we look at how a large multinational enterprise might design and deploy an LDAP directory service. Large organizations typically spend more time and money up front to design a directory service than small organizations do. The extra investment is necessary for several reasons:
Large organizations tend to be more decentralized in terms of geography, political control, and information systems management. It is difficult to bring an organizationwide service like a central ...