Oracle Fusion Middleware Upgrade and Migration Guide for Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition

Default Paths

The table in this section describes the default paths that are used in this document. For complete descriptions of the files installed, see Chapter 1, Directory Server Enterprise Edition File Reference.

Table P–2 Default Paths



Default Value 


Represents the base installation directory for Directory Server Enterprise Edition software.

When you install from a zip distribution using unzip, the install-path is the current-directory/dsee7.

When you install from a native package distribution, the default install-path is /opt/SUNWdsee7.


Represents the full path to an instance of Directory Server or Directory Proxy Server.

Documentation uses /local/dsInst/ for Directory Server and /local/dps/ for Directory Proxy Server.

No default path exists. Instance paths must nevertheless always be found on a local file system.

On Solaris systems, the /var directory is recommended:


Represents the parent directory of the Identity Synchronization for Windows installation location

Depends on your installation. Note that the concept of a serverroot no longer exists for Directory Server and Directory Proxy Server.


Represents the Identity Synchronization for Windows instance directory

Depends on your installation 


Represents the default path and file name of the client’s certificate database for Identity Synchronization for Windows



Represents the default path to the Identity Synchronization for Windows local log files for the System Manager, each connector, and the Central Logger

Depends on your installation 


Represents the default path to the Identity Synchronization for Windows central log files

Depends on your installation