|Oracle Internet Directory Administrator's Guide
Part Number B15991-01
Oracle Internet Directory Administrator's Guide describes the features, architecture, and administration of Oracle Internet Directory. For information about installation, see the installation documentation for your operating system.
This Preface contains these topics:
Oracle Internet Directory Administrator's Guide is intended for anyone who performs administration tasks for the Oracle Internet Directory. You should be familiar with either the UNIX operating system or the Microsoft Windows operating system in order to understand the line-mode commands and examples. You can perform all of the tasks through the line-mode commands, and you can perform most of the tasks through Oracle Directory Manager, which is operating system-independent.
To use this document, you need some familiarity with the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
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For more information, see:
Online help available through Oracle Directory Manager, the Oracle Internet Directory Single Sign-On Console, and Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g
The Oracle Application Server and Oracle Database documentation sets, especially:
Oracle Database Administrator's Guide
Oracle Database Net Services Administrator's Guide
Oracle Database Oracle Clusterware and Oracle Real Application Clusters Administration and Deployment Guide
Oracle Database Advanced Replication
Oracle Advanced Security Administrator's Guide
For additional information, see:
Chadwick, David. Understanding X.500—The Directory. Thomson Computer Press, 1996.
Howes, Tim and Mark Smith. LDAP: Programming Directory-enabled Applications with Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. Macmillan Technical Publishing, 1997.
Howes, Tim, Mark Smith and Gordon Good, Understanding and Deploying LDAP Directory Services. Macmillan Technical Publishing, 1999.
Internet Assigned Numbers Authority home page,
http://www.iana.org for information about object identifiers
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) documentation available at:
The LDAPEXT charter and LDAP drafts
The LDAP charter and drafts
RFC 2254, "The String Representation of LDAP Search Filters"
RFC 1823, "The LDAP Application Program Interface"
The OpenLDAP Community,
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