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 examine how a hypothetical company might extend its intranet-based services to its external trading partners. Such an arrangement, called an extranet, is an effective way to leverage existing systems and expertise.
In such a deployment, a directory service is usually already designed and deployed. To expand its service, however, the directory must be extended beyond the organization's internal network (and outside any firewalls). This constraint creates additional requirements, ...