Example.com has several LDAP client applications that require access to the data stored in the disparate data sources. The requirements of the client applications are not all the same. Different views of the data are required. In some cases, the clients require the data to be aggregated. In addition, some client applications require access to Company22's user data so that these new employees of Example.com can be administered along with the old employees.
The following diagram provides a high level view of Example.com's client application requirements.
The following sections walk you through sufficient configuration Directory Proxy Server data views to meet the client application requirements described in this sample scenario. For information about how data views work, see Chapter 17, Directory Proxy Server Distribution, in Sun Directory Server Enterprise Edition 7.0 Reference and Chapter 18, Directory Proxy Server Virtualization, in Sun Directory Server Enterprise Edition 7.0 Reference.
The configuration of the sample scenario is divided into the following sections: