This preface introduces the new and changed administrative features of Oracle Virtual Directory that are described in this guide, and provides pointers to additional information.
The following is a list of the new features included in Oracle Virtual Directory 11g Release 1 (11.1.1):
Integration with Fusion Middleware Control
Refer to "Fusion Middleware Control" for more information.
New, unified Oracle Directory Services Manager graphical user interface (GUI) for both Oracle Virtual Directory and Oracle Internet Directory
Refer to "Oracle Directory Services Manager" and "Getting Started With Oracle Directory Services Manager" for more information.
Integration with Oracle Directory Services Manager-SSO server
Refer to Section 8.3, "Getting Started With Oracle Directory Services Manager" for more information.
Several new plug-ins, including:
Hide Entries By Filter Plug-In
Change User RDN Plug-In
UPN Bind Plug-In
Fork Join Plug-In
Dynamic Tree Plug-In
Proxy Authorization Support Plug-In
Virtual Member of Plug-In
OAM Policy Control Plug-In
Virtual Attribute Plug-in
User Management Plug-In
Consolidated Changelog Plug-In
Refer to Chapter 4, "Understanding Oracle Virtual Directory Plug-Ins" for more information about each of these new plug-ins.
Integration with Oracle Application Server's audit infrastructure
Refer to Section 17.2, "Managing Oracle Virtual Directory Auditing" for more information.
Enhanced auditing now provides more information about configuration change-related events.
Refer to Section 17.2.3, "Understanding Audit Data" for more information.
New Quick Config Wizard to simplify Oracle Virtual Directory's setup for Oracle Access Manager
Refer to "Configuring Oracle Virtual Directory for Oracle Access Manager" for more information.
Improved logging capabilities
Refer to Appendix D, "Troubleshooting Problems in a Production Environment" for more information.
This release of Oracle Virtual Directory follows Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems. After this acquisition, the Sun™ Java System Directory Server product was renamed Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition, and all references to this product have been updated in this book accordingly.