Welcome to the Oracle Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide for Oracle Internet Directory. This Preface contains the following topics:
This document is intended for anyone who performs administration tasks for the Oracle Internet Directory. You should be familiar with either the UNIX operating system or the Microsoft Windows operating system to understand the line-mode commands and examples. You can perform all of the tasks through the command line utilities, and you can perform most of the tasks through Oracle Directory Services Manager and Oracle Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control, which are operating system-independent.
To use this document, you need some familiarity with the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
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For more information, see the following documents:
Online help available through Oracle Directory Services Manager and Oracle Fusion Middleware
The Oracle Fusion Middleware and Oracle Database documentation sets, especially:
If you are using Oracle Delegated Administration Services or Oracle Single Sign-On 10g (10.1.4.3.0) or later, please refer to the following documents in the Oracle Application Server 10g (10.1.4.0.1) library:
For additional information, see:
Chadwick, David. Understanding X.500—The Directory. Thomson Computer Press, 1996.
Howes, Tim and Mark Smith. LDAP: Programming Directory-enabled Applications with Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. Macmillan Technical Publishing, 1997.
Howes, Tim, Mark Smith and Gordon Good, Understanding and Deploying LDAP Directory Services. Macmillan Technical Publishing, 1999.
Internet Assigned Numbers Authority home page,
http://www.iana.org for information about object identifiers
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) documentation available at:
The LDAPEXT charter and LDAP drafts
The LDAP charter and drafts
RFC 2254, "The String Representation of LDAP Search Filters"
RFC 1823, "The LDAP Application Program Interface"
The OpenLDAP Community,
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