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Red Hat Directory Server

Red Hat Directory server is a LDAP-server for centralized storage of application settings, profiles and user preferences, access rights in a unified network storage, as well as for their management from a single administrator console.
What is the benefit it will bring you?

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The main features of Red Hat Directory Server are:

• Red Hat Directory Server fully implements the LDAPv3, which allows it to operate in a heterogeneous environment
• Fully bi-directional synchronization of events with Active Directory
• the ability to replicate with four master server that allows you to build a flexible infrastructure, including geographically dispersed
• Replication with multiple master servers can greatly improve the resiliency and availability information
• no single point of failure
• High performance
• changes and almost all administrative actions do not require a stop or lock the system
• when changes are made, information is transmitted only to the nearest master server, then it is automatically propagated to other server colcation. All conflicts are automatically resolved on an interim basis. If automatic resolution is not possible, then poisoned by notifying you of a situation requiring human intervention
• graphical tools for administration
• Integration with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
• Integration with Red Hat Certificate System, which allows you to easily create a complete security solution, including in the case of very high standards
• Access and support through Red Hat Network

Platform support

Red Hat Directory Server can be installed on the following platforms:
• Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (x86), 32-bit
• Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (x86), 32-bit
• Solaris 9 (SPARC), 32-bit
• Solaris 9 (SPARC), 64-bit
• HP-UX 11i for HP-9000 and HP Integrity servers, 64-bit

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