This section covers privileges or credentials required for installation of Directory Server Enterprise Edition component products.
When installing Directory Server Enterprise Edition from a native package distribution on Solaris systems, you must install as root.
You can install Directory Server Enterprise Edition from the zip distribution without special privileges. For more information, see the Oracle Fusion Middleware Installation Guide for Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition.
To install Identity Synchronization for Windows, you must provide credentials for the following.
Configuration Directory Server.
Directory Server being synchronized.
In addition, you must have the following privileges to install Identity Synchronization for Windows.
On Solaris and Red Hat systems, you must install as root.
On Windows systems, you must install as Administrator.
When you enter passwords by using the text-based installer, the program automatically masks the passwords so passwords are not echoed in the clear. The text-based installer is supported on Solaris and Red Hat systems only.