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Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition

provides all the capabilities and services needed to successfully deploy identity-enabled applications. See the following table for further details.

Capability Function Benefit
  • Centralized Repository for Identity, Application, and Network Resource Information
  • Provides a highly scalable, secure, and flexible means of storing and managing identity data—from entry-level to large-scale deployments
  • Enhances security, reduces IT complexity, increases efficiency, and lowers costs


  • Directory Proxy Services
  • Prevents denial-of-service (DoS) attacks, controls access based on specific criteria, and intercepts unauthorized operations


  • Enables failover operations, allowing the directory service to continue when a server is offline


  • Load balancing protects the directory environment from load-related failures and delivers horizontal scalability on read/searches
  • Strengthens security and ensures availability


  • Increases productivity and lowers costs by maximizing availability while providing flexibility for periodic maintenance


  • Increases efficiency by ensuring reliability and availability of up-to-date consistent data
  • Unlimited Number of Masters
  • Provides a highly flexible and scalable replication environment
  • Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition provides all the capabilities and services needed to successfully deploy identity-enabled applications.Ensures availability in distributed environments that adapt to customer deployment scenarios
  • Data Compression
  • Allow entries to be compressed to save disk and memory
  • Reduces resource usage resulting in lower total cost of ownership (TCO) and increased performance
  • Global Directory Service Management
  • Provides the ability to manage multiple directory servers as a service
  • Simplifies administration, increases efficiency of operations, and enables outage-free maintenance

  Supported Operating Systems and Platforms
Core Directory Server, Directory Proxy Server, and Directory Server Resource Kit components
  • Solaris 9 and 10 Operating Systems
  • Solaris 10 with Trusted Extensions
  • OpenSolaris 2009.06
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • Hewlett-Packard HP-UX 11.23 (PA-RISC)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and 2008 Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition
Identity Synchronization for Windows
  • Sun Solaris 9 and 10 Operating Systems
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS 3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server SP4
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition

Supported Standards
  • Relevant LDAP v2 and v3 RFCs, including RFC 2079, 2246, 2247, 2307, 2713, 2788, 2798, 2831, 2849, 2891, 3045, 3062, 3296, 3829, 3866, 4370, 4422, 4505, 4511, 4512, 4513, 4514, 4515, 4516, 4517, 4519, 4522, 4524, and 4532
  • FIPS 180-1
  • DSML v2
  • X.509 Digital Certificates

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