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Sun OpenDS Standard Edition 2.2 Administration Guide

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Before You Start

Starting and Stopping Your Server Instance

Configuring the Server Instance

Configuring the Proxy Components

Configuring Security Between Clients and Servers

Configuring Security Between the Proxy and the Data Source

Configuring Servers With the Control Panel

Managing Directory Data

Replicating Directory Data

Controlling Access To Data

Managing Users and Groups

Monitoring Sun OpenDS Standard Edition

Improving Performance

Advanced Administration

Running the Server as a Non-Root User

Working With Directory Schema

Directory Schema Overview

Configuring Schema Checking

Working With Object Identifiers (OIDs)

Extending the Directory Schema

Managing Attribute Types

To View Attribute Types

To Create an Attribute Type

To Delete an Attribute Type

Managing Object Classes

To View Object Classes

To Create an Object Class

To Delete an Object Class

Extending the Schema With a Custom Schema File

Replicating Directory Schema

Managing the Schema With the Control Panel

To Display Schema Items

To Add a New Object Class

To Add a New Attribute to the Schema

Working With Directory Schema

The schema defines and governs the types of information objects that can be stored in a directory. A schema defines the types of entries in the directory information tree, maintains element uniqueness, and prevents unchecked schema growth that can arise when new elements are added to the directory. This section provides instructions on viewing and extending the schema provided with the directory server.

This section covers the following topics: