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Deploying OpenLDAP

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ISBN-10: 1590594134

ISBN-13: 9781590594131

Edition: 2005

Authors: Tom Jackiewicz, Jim Sumser

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...I was excited to seeDeploying OpenLDAP, by Tom Jackiewicz and published by Apress, on Amazon's electronic bookshelf. After reviewing the Table of Contents I quickly ordered the book. - Dustin Puryear, Slashdot Contributor Brush up on the origins of LDAP in an article by Tom Jackiewicz. For all the work and time invested in using LDAP, not enough time has been spent designing the layout and the logic of directories. End users and system architects often dont give appropriate attention to the deployment of LDAP as a standards-based system with interfacing ability. Thus, many of LDAPs best featuresespecially OpenLDAPbecome unusable. As a remedy,Deploying OpenLDAPdelves into the…    
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List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Apress L. P.
Publication date: 10/29/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 7.01" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Tom Jackiewicz is responsible for global LDAP and e-mail architecture at a Fortune 100 company. Over the past 12 years, he has worked on the e-mail and LDAP capabilities of the Palm VII, helped architect many large-scale ISPs servicing millions of active e-mail users, and audited security for a number of Fortune 500 companies.Jackiewicz has held management, engineering, and consulting positions at Applied Materials, Motorola, and Winstar GoodNet. Jackiewicz has also published articles on network security and monitoring, IT infrastructure, Solaris, Linux, DNS, LDAP, and LDAP security. He lives in San Francisco's Mission neighborhood, where he relies on public transportation plus a bicycle to…    

About the Author
About the Technical Reviewers
Assessing Your Environment
Gathering Information
PKI Information
Customer Data
Creating an Ongoing Process
Changing Application Sources
Understanding Meta-Directories
Avoiding Mistakes
LDAP As Oracle
LDAP As a Sync Source
Shortsighted Deployment
Understanding Data Definitions
Defining Your Schema
Understanding Schemas
ASN Schema Format
Object Identifiers (OIDs)
Object Classes
Other Data Definition Information
Understanding Distinguished Names (DNs)
Schema Checking
Referential Integrity
Structuring the Directory Information Tree (DIT)
Regional Deployment of Information
Functional Deployment of Information
Organization by Business Function or Group
Introducing the LDAP Data Interchange Format (LDIF)
LDAP Operations
Chaining Operations
Indexing Data
Implementing Deployment, Operations, and Administration Strategies
Separating Your Environments
Setting Up Classes of Hosts
Using Naming Conventions
Using the Creative Convention
Using the Logical Convention
Reaching a Compromise
Following Standard Procedures
Using the Standard Host Specifications
Using the Standard Host Installation
Using the Standard Application Installation
Running the Application
Starting the Application
Stopping the Application
Using Command-Line Options
Implementing Logs
Installing OpenLDAP
Choosing a Distribution
Setting Up Your System
Choosing a Special User
Obtaining the Distribution
Performing the Base Installation
Compiling OpenLDAP
Creating a Local Database
Creating an Offline Database
Using LDAP Search Filters
Using OpenLDAP Utilities
Idapmodify (1) and ldapadd (1)
Idapsearch (1)
Idapdelete (1)
Idapmodrdn (1)
Slapcat (8C)
Slapadd (8C)
Slapindex (8C)
Implementing OpenLDAP
How Much RAM Do You Need?
How Much Disk Space Do You Need?
Considering Security in Your Implementation
X.509 Certificates
Transport Layer Security
Access Control
Understanding Replication
Changelog/Replication Log
Importing Databases
Understanding Referrals
DNS Resource Records for Service Location
Localized Scope
Understanding the Installation Structure
Scripting and Programming LDAP
Utilizing Command-Line Tools
LDAP Controls
Obtaining the LDAP Perl API
Using the LDAP Perl API
Performing Operations Against Your OpenLDAP Directory
Using Java and JNDI
OASIS Standards
Directory Services Markup Language (DSML)
Directory Schema
Integrating at the System Level
Introducing Network Information Services
Introducing Standard NIS Configurations
Performing Synchronization with LDAP
Performing Direct Integration
Configuring the LDAP Client (Host)
Using the Idapclient Utility
Configuring NSS
Configuring PAM
Setting Up Security
Using Sendmail
Enabling the Software
Building the Binaries
Migrating Information
Setting Up LDAP Routing
Integrating OpenLDAP with Applications, User Systems, and Client Tools
Preparing for Integration
Integrating Apache
Integrating Pine
Integrating Samba
Integrating Eudora
Integrating Exchange
Integrating LDAP Browsers
Integrating Appliances