2. Additional Reading

The Red Hat Directory Server Deployment Guide describes many of the basic directory and architectural concepts that you need to deploy, install, and administer a directory service successfully.
When you are familiar with Directory Server concepts and have done some preliminary planning for your directory service, install the Directory Server. The instructions for installing the various Directory Server components are contained in the Red Hat Directory Server Installation Guide. Many of the scripts and commands used to install and administer the Directory Server are explained in detail in the Red Hat Directory Server Configuration, Command, and File Reference.
The Directory Server Administrator's Guide describes how to set up, configure, and administer Red Hat Directory Server and its contents.
The document set for Directory Server contains the following guides:
  • Red Hat Directory Server Release Notes contain important information on new features, fixed bugs, known issues and workarounds, and other important deployment information for this specific version of Directory Server.
  • Red Hat Directory Server Deployment Guide provides an overview for planning a deployment of the Directory Server.
  • Red Hat Directory Server Administrator's Guide contains procedures for the day-to-day maintenance of the directory service. Includes information on configuring server-side plug-ins.
  • Red Hat Directory Server Configuration, Command, and File Reference provides reference information on the command-line scripts, configuration attributes, schema elements, and log files shipped with Directory Server.
  • Red Hat Directory Server Installation Guide contains procedures for installing your Directory Server as well as procedures for migrating from a previous installation of Directory Server.
  • Red Hat Directory Server Plug-in Programmer's Guide describes how to write server plug-ins in order to customize and extend the capabilities of Directory Server.
  • The Red Hat Directory Server Performance Tuning Guide contains features to monitor overall Directory Server and database performance, to tune attributes for specific operations, and to tune the server and database for optimum performance.
For the latest information about Directory Server, including current release notes, complete product documentation, technical notes, and deployment information, see the Red Hat Directory Server documentation site at https://access.redhat.com/site/documentation/Red_Hat_Directory_Server/.