Tivoli Directory Server Course Content

Overview :

IBM TDS (Tivoli Directory Server) is an IBM Directory Server, is an IBM implementation of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. It is part of the IBM Tivoli Identity and Access Management portfolio. It serves as the unique data foundation for fastest development and deployment of Web applications and security and identity management initiatives by including strong management, replication and security features.

Training Objectives of TDS :

The Main Objectives of IBM TDS is to describe the different Development and Deployment options and criteria’s used to set up the optimal with ITDS. Plan to perform the ITDS updates with minimal downtime using replication. Troubleshoot the problems with distributed ITDS deployments.

Target Students / Prerequisites :

Students must have the basic skills on LINUX Concepts. Sound Knowledge required on LDAP fundamentals. Basic Knowledge Required on General Security Concepts like SSL Authentication and authorization.

Unit 1: Introduction to LDAP, X500, DAP

Unit 2: DIT, Object Classes, Attributes

Unit 3: LDAP vs RDBMS

Unit 4: Installing TDS and DB2

Unit 5: Starting and Stopping TDS (TDS Configuration Tool OR idsxcfg)

Unit 6: Web Administration Tool (WebTool and Directory White Pages)

Unit 7: IBM Directory Schema (Objects for white page apps and other systems)

Unit 8: Replication and Schema (cn=ibmpolicies)

Unit 9: DIT, Suffixes, User Add/Modify/Delete

Unit 10: Schema Checking, Password Encryption

Unit 11: Tombstone Node

Unit 12: Configuration only Mode

Unit 13: ACL

Unit 14: Groups and roles

Unit 15: Manage search Limit

Unit 16: Performance Tuning

Unit 17: Configuration files and Log file location

Unit 18: Backup process

Unit 19: Realms and Templates

Unit 20: Replication Topologies

Unit 21: Real time Scenarios, Architecture Design, User Base and Hardware selection

Courses Duration : 3-4 weeks