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Oracle Fusion Middleware Administration Guide for Oracle Unified Directory 11g Release 1 (11.1.1)
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1.  Starting and Stopping the Server

2.  Configuring the Server Instance

3.  Configuring the Proxy Components

4.  Configuring Security Between Clients and Servers

5.  Configuring Security Between the Proxy and the Data Source

6.  Managing Oracle Unified Directory With Oracle Directory Services Manager

7.  Managing Directory Data

8.  Replicating Directory Data

9.  Controlling Access To Data

10.  Managing Users and Groups With dsconfig

11.  Managing Password Policies

12.  Managing Directory Schema

Directory Schema Overview

Designing and Extending the Schema

Default Schema Files

Configuring Schema Checking

Working With Object Identifiers (OIDs)

Obtaining a Base OID

Extending the Schema

Managing Attribute Types

To View Attribute Types

To Create an Attribute Type

To Delete an Attribute Type

Managing Object Classes

To View Object Classes

To Create an Object Class

To Delete an Object Class

Extending the Schema With a Custom Schema File

Replicating the Schema

Managing the Schema With Oracle Directory Services Manager

Add a New Attribute Type

Add an Attribute Based on an Existing Attribute

Modify an Attribute

Delete an Attribute

View All Directory Attributes

Search for Attributes

View the Indexing Details of an Attribute

Add a New Object Class

Add an Object Class Based on an Existing Object Class

View the Properties of an Object Class

Modify an Object Class

Delete an Object Class

Search for Object Classes

Display a List of LDAP Syntaxes

Search for a Syntax

Display a List of LDAP Matching Rules

Search for a Matching Rule

Display a List of Content Rules

Search for a Content Rule

Create a New Content Rule

Create a Content Rule Based on an Existing Content Rule

Modify a Content Rule

Delete a Content Rule

13.  Monitoring Oracle Unified Directory

14.  Tuning Performance

15.  Advanced Administration

Chapter 12

Managing Directory Schema

The schema defines and governs the types of information objects that can be stored in a directory. A schema defines the types of entries in the directory information tree, maintains element uniqueness, and prevents unchecked schema growth that can arise when new elements are added to the directory. This section provides instructions on viewing and extending the schema provided with the directory server.

This chapter covers the following topics: