As a remedy, Deploying OpenLDAP, by Tom Jackiewicz, delves into the logic and practical application of directories. For a programmer that already knows advanced programming implementation, but doesnât fully understand how all pieces fit together, this book surpasses explaining âwhat is,â to instead show âhow to.â
âI chose OpenLDAP as the platform because the open-source community encourages standardization and doesnât focus on the proprietary features of commercial systems,â Jackiewicz explains. âWhether or not OpenLDAP is your choice for a directory within your organization, the lessons youâll learn about directory design and integration will be useful.â
Highlights of Deploying OpenLDAP:
* Explains how to consolidate data, plan for data creation and migration, and create the most useful infrastructure
* Clarifies configuration files and the base set of tools
* Shows how to integrate LDAP into the userâs current environment based upon available APIâs
âThe goal of this book is to show you the types of decisions youâll need to make about your OpenLDAP environment before even downloading any software,â Jackiewicz says.
Apress Authors: The Expertâs Voiceâ¢
Tom Jackiewicz is currently 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 transport himself to the officeâfashionably late.
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Published November 2004
ISBN: 1-59059-413-4 * $39.99 * 344 pages"