Exit Print View

Sun OpenDS Standard Edition 2.0 Administration Guide

Get PDF Book Print View

Document Information

Configuring the Directory Server

Configuring Security in the Directory Server

Managing Directory Data

Controlling Access To Data

Replicating Data

Managing Users and Groups

Directory Server Monitoring

Improving Performance

Advanced Administration

Running the Directory 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

Extending the Directory Schema

The directory server supports multiple methods to extend the schema. The schema files are a set of LDIF files located in the install-dir/config/schema directory. Do not modify these files directly, because doing so can result in unpredictable server behavior.

You can extend the schema as follows:

Points to Consider When Extending the Schema