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sendmail.net: Designing an LDAP Directory Tree

May 11, 2000, 20:13 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Donnelly)

"At first glance, designing the directory topology of an LDAP server may seem like an daunting task. With a little forethought, though, the process can be relatively straightforward...."

"Simply put, a directory tree is nothing more than an organized way to provide containers for storing different types of information. Think of it as a filing system for your data...."

"Let me start by saying that there is no one correct way to set up a directory structure. The design you choose may look similar to others that you see, and then again it may not. You'll want to measure the design of your directory tree by one main criterion: Does it meet your current and projected needs efficiently? If so, you're doing the right thing."

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