This course will help eDirectory administrators become familiar with and proficient in most aspects of eDirectory that are necessary to manage an eDirectory implementation such as directory design concepts, database structure, management tools, data access, and synchronization concepts. As a review, the course begins by covering fundamental eDirectory concepts such as installation, object administration, directory rights, and partitions and replicas.
Upon completion of the course, the student should feel comfortable with eDirectory as an enterprise-wide directory database. The student should be able to manage eDirectory objects and understand how to access directory data through native protocols and through Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). The student will know how to utilize basic troubleshooting procedures and how to monitor and repair eDirectory processes and data.
Students taking the course should be familiar with the basics of Linux and Windows server navigation and management. Understanding directory database concepts such as trees, containers, leaf objects and partitions will be a big plus for students. Networking and VMware skills are also useful.