To learn more about any of the preceding concepts or to study LDAP and the deployment of directory services in general, refer to the following sources:
Understanding and Deploying LDAP Directory Services by Timothy A. Howes, Ph.D. and Mark C. Smith
In addition to providing a thorough treatment of LDAP directory services, this book includes useful case studies on deploying LDAP. Examples of deployments include a large university, a large multinational enterprise, and an enterprise with an extranet.
Sun Java System Directory Server Deployment Guide, which is included with the Sun Java Enterprise System documentation
This guide provides a foundation for planning your directory, including directory design, schema design, the directory tree, topology, replication, and security. The last chapter provides sample deployment scenarios to help you plan both simple, smaller-scale deployments and complex worldwide deployments.
Sun Java System Directory Server Administration Guide, which is included with the Sun Java Enterprise System documentation