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Oracle Solaris Administration: Naming and Directory Services     Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library
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Part I About Naming and Directory Services

1.  Naming and Directory Services (Overview)

2.  Name Service Switch (Overview)

3.  Managing DNS (Tasks)

4.  Setting Up Oracle Solaris Active Directory Clients (Tasks)

Part II NIS Setup and Administration

5.  Network Information Service (Overview)

6.  Setting Up and Configuring NIS (Tasks)

7.  Administering NIS (Tasks)

8.  NIS Troubleshooting

Part III LDAP Naming Services

9.  Introduction to LDAP Naming Services (Overview)

Audience Assumptions

Suggested Background Reading

Additional Prerequisite

LDAP Naming Services Compared to Other Naming Services

Advantages of LDAP Naming Services

Restrictions of LDAP Naming Services

LDAP Naming Services Setup (Task Map)

LDAP Data Interchange Format

Using Fully Qualified Domain Names With LDAP

Default Directory Information Tree

Default LDAP Schema

Service Search Descriptors and Schema Mapping

Description of SSDs

attributeMap Attributes

objectclassMap Attribute

LDAP Client Profiles

LDAP Client Profile Attributes

Local LDAP Client Attributes

ldap_cachemgr Daemon

LDAP Naming Services Security Model

Transport Layer Security

Assigning Client Credential Levels

LDAP anonymous Credential Level

LDAP proxy Credential Level

LDAP proxy anonymous Credential Level

LDAP per-user Authentication

enableShadowUpdate Switch

Credential Storage for LDAP Clients

Choosing Authentication Methods for the LDAP Naming Service

Specifying Authentication Methods for Specific Services in LDAP

Pluggable Authentication Methods

pam_unix_* Service Modules

Kerberos Service Module

LDAP Service Module

PAM and Changing Passwords

LDAP Account Management

LDAP Account Management With the pam_unix_* Modules

10.  Planning Requirements for LDAP Naming Services (Tasks)

11.  Setting Up Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition With LDAP Clients (Tasks)

12.  Setting Up LDAP Clients (Tasks)

13.  LDAP Troubleshooting (Reference)

14.  LDAP Naming Service (Reference)

15.  Transitioning From NIS to LDAP (Tasks)



Default LDAP Schema

Schemas are definitions describing what types of information can be stored as entries in an LDAP directory. To support LDAP naming clients, the directory server's schema might need to be extended. Detailed information about IETF and Oracle Solaris specific schemas is included in Chapter 14, LDAP Naming Service (Reference). The various RFCs can also be accessed on the IETF Web site