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Part I Directory Server Administration

1.  Directory Server Tools

2.  Directory Server Instances and Suffixes

3.  Directory Server Configuration

4.  Directory Server Entries

5.  Directory Server Security

6.  Directory Server Access Control

7.  Directory Server Password Policy

8.  Directory Server Backup and Restore

Binary Backup

Backing Up Directory Data Only

To Back Up Your Directory Data

To Back Up the dse.ldif File

Backing Up a File System

To Back Up a File System

To Restore the File System

Backing Up to LDIF

Exporting to LDIF

To Export a Suffix to LDIF

Binary Restore

To Restore Your Server

Restoring Replicated Suffixes

Restoring the Supplier in a Single-Master Scenario

Restoring a Supplier in a Multi-Master Scenario

Restoring a Hub

Restoring a Dedicated Consumer

Restoring a Master in a Multi-Master Scenario

To Begin Accepting Updates Through the Command Line

Disaster Recovery

To Make a Backup for Disaster Recovery

To Restore for Disaster Recovery

9.  Directory Server Groups, Roles, and CoS

10.  Directory Server Replication

11.  Directory Server Schema

12.  Directory Server Indexing

13.  Directory Server Attribute Value Uniqueness

14.  Directory Server Logging

15.  Directory Server Monitoring

Part II Directory Proxy Server Administration

16.  Directory Proxy Server Tools

17.  Directory Proxy Server Instances

18.  LDAP Data Views

19.  Directory Proxy Server Certificates

20.  Directory Proxy Server Load Balancing and Client Affinity

21.  Directory Proxy Server Distribution

22.  Directory Proxy Server Virtualization

23.  Virtual Data Transformations

24.  Connections Between Directory Proxy Server and Back-End LDAP Servers

25.  Connections Between Clients and Directory Proxy Server

26.  Directory Proxy Server Client Authentication

27.  Directory Proxy Server Logging

28.  Directory Proxy Server Monitoring and Alerts

Part III Directory Service Control Center Administration

29.  Directory Service Control Center Configuration


Binary Restore

The following procedures describe how to restore suffixes in your directory. Your server must have been backed up using the procedures described in Backing Up Directory Data Only. Before restoring suffixes involved in replication agreements, read Restoring Replicated Suffixes.


Caution - Do not stop the server during a restore operation. Because restoring your server overwrites any existing database files, any modifications that were made to the data since the backup are lost.

To Restore Your Server

You can use DSCC to perform this task. For information, see Directory Service Control Center Interface and the DSCC online help.