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Oracle Solaris Administration: Naming and Directory Services     Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library
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Part I About Naming and Directory Services

1.  Naming and Directory Services (Overview)

2.  Name Service Switch (Overview)

3.  Managing DNS (Tasks)

4.  Setting Up Oracle Solaris Active Directory Clients (Tasks)

Part II NIS Setup and Administration

5.  Network Information Service (Overview)

6.  Setting Up and Configuring NIS (Tasks)

7.  Administering NIS (Tasks)

8.  NIS Troubleshooting

Part III LDAP Naming Services

9.  Introduction to LDAP Naming Services (Overview)

10.  Planning Requirements for LDAP Naming Services (Tasks)

11.  Setting Up Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition With LDAP Clients (Tasks)

12.  Setting Up LDAP Clients (Tasks)

Prerequisites to LDAP Client Setup

LDAP and the Service Management Facility

Initializing an LDAP Client

How to Initialize an LDAP Client by Using Profiles

How to Initialize an LDAP Client by Using Per-User Credentials

How to Initialize an LDAP Client by Using Proxy Credentials

How to Initialize an LDAP Client to Enable the Updating of Shadow Data

How to Initialize an LDAP Client Manually

How to Modify a Manual LDAP Client Configuration

How to Uninitialize an LDAP Client

Setting Up TLS Security

Configuring PAM

Configuring PAM to Use UNIX policy

Configuring PAM to Use LDAP server_policy

Retrieving LDAP Naming Services Information

Listing All LDAP Containers

Listing All User Entry Attributes

Customizing the LDAP Client Environment

Modifying the Name Service Switch for LDAP

Enabling DNS With LDAP

13.  LDAP Troubleshooting (Reference)

14.  LDAP Naming Service (Reference)

15.  Transitioning From NIS to LDAP (Tasks)



Prerequisites to LDAP Client Setup

In order for an Oracle Solaris client to use LDAP as a naming service, the following requirements must be met:

The ldapclient utility is the key to setting up an LDAP client, as it performs all of the above steps, except for starting the server. The rest of this chapter will show examples of how to use the ldapclient utility to set up an LDAP client and use the various other LDAP utilities to get information about, and check the status of, an LDAP client.