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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)



ldap_cachemgr Daemon

ldap_cachemgr is a daemon that runs on LDAP client machines. The svc:/network/ldap/client service manages the ldap_cachemgr daemon, so the service must be enabled in order for the daemon to run properly. The daemon performs the following key functions.

Note - ldap_cachemgr must be running at all times for LDAP naming services to work.

Refer to the ldap_cachemgr(1M) man page for detailed information.