Sun Directory Server Enterprise Edition 7.0 Release Notes

Installation Privileges and Credentials

This section covers privileges or credentials required for installation of Directory Server Enterprise Edition component products.

Directory Server Enterprise Edition Privileges

When installing Directory Server Enterprise Edition from native packages based distribution on Solaris systems, you must install as root.

You can install Directory Server Enterprise Edition from the zip distribution without special privileges. See the Sun Directory Server Enterprise Edition 7.0 Installation Guide for details.

Identity Synchronization for Windows Installation Privileges and Credentials

To install Identity Synchronization for Windows, you must provide credentials for the following.

In addition, you must have the following privileges to install Identity Synchronization for Windows.

Note –

When you enter passwords by using the text-based installer, the program automatically masks the passwords so passwords are not echoed in the clear. The text-based installer is supported on Solaris and Red Hat systems only.

Installation Notes for Identity Synchronization for Windows

Before installing fresh bits of Identity Synchronization for Windows, be sure to read Chapter 2, Preparing for Installation, in Sun Java System Identity Synchronization for Windows 6.0 Installation and Configuration Guide.

Using Windows 2003 Server and Identity Synchronization for Windows

On Windows 2003 Server, the default password policy enforces strict passwords, which is not the default password policy on Windows 2000.