Sun Java Communications Suite 5 Deployment Planning Guide

Comparing Calendar Server Provisioning Tool Options

The following table shows the various supported schema, provisioning tools, provisioning limitations, and recommended documentation for additional information.

Table 8–2 Calendar Server Provisioning Mechanisms

Supported Provisioning Tool  

Provisioning Tool Functionality  

Provisioning Tool Limitations  

For Further Information  

LDAP Provisioning Tools

Uses: Schema 1 

Provides tools to directly modify LDAP entries or for creating custom provisioning tools. 

Incompatible with Sun Schema 2 and with other Java Enterprise System products. 

Read the iPlanet Messaging Server 5.2 Provisioning Guide and the iPlanet Messaging and Collaboration Schema Reference.

Describes the Sun LDAP Schema 1 provisioning model. 

In addition, these guides explain how to use LDAP provisioning tools and the usage of specific attributes and object classes. 

Delegated Administrator

Uses: Schema 2 

Provides graphical and command-line interfaces for administrators to manage users, groups, domains, and resources. 

Compatible with other Java Enterprise System products. 

  • Not backwardly compatible with Sun Schema 1.

  • Sun Java System Access Manager must be installed to enable this interface.

Read the Sun Java System Delegated Administrator 6.4 Administration Guide.

Provides syntax and usage for the command-line utility.