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11g Release 2 (11.2)

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9 Directory Usage Parameters (ldap.ora)

This chapter provides a complete listing of the ldap.ora file configuration parameters.

This chapter contains the following topics:

Overview of Directory Server Usage File

The ldap.ora file contains directory usage configuration parameters created by Oracle Internet Directory Configuration Assistant or Oracle Net Configuration Assistant. Do not modify these parameters or their settings.

When created with Oracle Internet Directory Configuration Assistant, ldap.ora is located in the ORACLE_HOME/ldap/admin directory. When created with Oracle Net Configuration Assistant, the ldap.ora file is located in the ORACLE_HOME/network/admin directory. The ldap.ora file can also be stored in the directory specified by the LDAP_ADMIN or TNS_ADMIN environment variable.

Directory Usage Parameters

This section lists and describes the following ldap.ora file configuration parameters:

DIRECTORY_SERVERS

Purpose

To list the host names and port number of the primary and alternate LDAP directory servers.

Values

host:port[:sslport]

Example

DIRECTORY_SERVERS=(ldap-server:389, raffles:400:636)

DIRECTORY_SERVER_TYPE

Purpose

To specify the type of directory server that is being used.

Values

  • oid for Oracle Internet Directory

  • ad for Microsoft Active Directory

Example

DIRECTORY_SERVER_TYPE=oid

DEFAULT_ADMIN_CONTEXT

Purpose

To specify the default directory entry that contains an Oracle Context from which connect identifiers can be created, modified, or looked up.

Values

Valid distinguished name (DN)

Example

DEFAULT_ADMIN_CONTEXT="o=OracleSoftware,c=US"