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Part I Directory Server Administration

1.  Directory Server Tools

2.  Directory Server Instances and Suffixes

3.  Directory Server Configuration

4.  Directory Server Entries

Managing Entries

Managing Entries Using DSCC

Extending Entries Using DSCC

To Extend Entries Using DSCC

Managing Entries Using ldapmodify and ldapdelete

Adding Entries Using ldapmodify

Modifying Entries Using ldapmodify

Deleting Entries Using ldapdelete

Deleting Entries Using ldapmodify

Searching Entries Using ldapsearch

To Move or Rename an Entry Using ldapmodify

Guidelines and Limitations for Using the Modify DN Operation

General Guidelines for Using the Modify DN Operation

Guidelines for Using the Modify DN Operation With Replication

Grouping Entries for Simplified Management

Compressing Entries

To Compress the Size of Entries in Database

Setting Referrals

Setting the Default Referrals

To Set a Default Referral

Setting Smart Referrals

To Create and Modify a Smart Referral

Checking Valid Attribute Syntax

To Turn On Automatic Syntax Checking

Tracking Modifications to Directory Entries

To Turn Off Entry Modification Tracking

Encrypting Attribute Values

Attribute Encryption and Performance

Attribute Encryption Usage Considerations

To Configure Attribute Encryption

5.  Directory Server Security

6.  Directory Server Access Control

7.  Directory Server Password Policy

8.  Directory Server Backup and Restore

9.  Directory Server Groups, Roles, and CoS

10.  Directory Server Replication

11.  Directory Server Schema

12.  Directory Server Indexing

13.  Directory Server Attribute Value Uniqueness

14.  Directory Server Logging

15.  Directory Server Monitoring

Part II Directory Proxy Server Administration

16.  Directory Proxy Server Tools

17.  Directory Proxy Server Instances

18.  LDAP Data Views

19.  Directory Proxy Server Certificates

20.  Directory Proxy Server Load Balancing and Client Affinity

21.  Directory Proxy Server Distribution

22.  Directory Proxy Server Virtualization

23.  Virtual Data Transformations

24.  Connections Between Directory Proxy Server and Back-End LDAP Servers

25.  Connections Between Clients and Directory Proxy Server

26.  Directory Proxy Server Client Authentication

27.  Directory Proxy Server Logging

28.  Directory Proxy Server Monitoring and Alerts

Part III Directory Service Control Center Administration

29.  Directory Service Control Center Configuration


Chapter 4

Directory Server Entries

This chapter discusses how to manage the data entries in your directory. It also describes how to set referrals, encrypt attribute values, and compress entries.

When planning a directory deployment, you need to characterize the types of data that the directory will contain. Read the relevant chapters in the Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition Deployment Planning Guide before creating entries and modifying the default schema.

You cannot modify your directory unless the appropriate access control instructions (ACIs) have been defined. For further information, see Chapter 6, Directory Server Access Control.

This chapter covers the following topics: