SanEd consulting

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SanEd consulting is an IT training company which initiated its services in 2005 primarily as Sun Microsystem's authorised training provider. Our training portfolio was Solaris and Java focused. Later on we upgraded our portfolio and included authorisations from Veritas / Symantec and Oracle after aquisition of Sun. 

As the global IT market is rapidly changing and developing we must have accepted its needs and trends. Thus, beginning of 2014 we decided to "refurbish" our services and included new, young and perspective partners and together prepared number of interesting trainings you can find in our catalogue.

We are looking forward to successful cooperation with you.

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LDAP Directory Services

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This course provides both theoretical and practical understanding of LDAP protocol, servers and applications. The course leads students from history of LDAP protocol through basic LDAP concepts into the practical area of directory server configuration and deployment. This course is intended for system administrators and system engineers that design, deploy and maintain LDAP-based systems.

The course is focused on universal LDAP concepts that are demonstrated using an open-source software (OpenLDAP or OpenDJ in Linux environment).
Hoever the skill gained in this course is universal and it is applicable to a very wide range of products and solutions. Variations of the training with some information regarding commercial LDAP products are also available upon request.

Training days

3 days



Basic UNIX system administration skills (Linux preferred) Basic understanding of networking mechanisms and protocols Basic understanding of client-server and application architectures


Skills gained

  • Theoretical and practical understanding of LDAP protocol.
  • Understanding of Directory Information Tree (DIT) and directory server data structures.
  • Overview of LDAP operations and basic diagnostic procedures.
  • Ability to configure and use some LDAP clients.
  • Understanding of LDAP schema.
  • Basic understanding of LDAP replication principles.


Course Content


  • Directory services architecture
  • LDAP history
  • Market overview

LDAP Basics

  • Directory Information Tree
  • Objects and attributes
  • LDAP concepts (DN, suffix, ...)
  • Common LDAP structure
  • LDAP Interchange Format (LDIF)

Directory Server Configuration (OpenLDAP or OpenDJ)

  • Configuration principles, directories and files
  • Procedures to create and maintain configuration
  • Troubleshooting

LDAP Operations

  • Overview of LDAP operations
  • Using command-line tools to search LDAP data
  • Authentication (bind)
  • Using command-line tools to modify LDAP data
LDAP Schema
  • Understanding of schema concepts
  • Objectclasses
  • Attribute types
  • Designing and maintaining LDAP schema


  • Basic replication principles
  • Simple replication setup


  • Using LDAP groups
  • Access Control mechanisms (ACIs)

Linux LDAP Client (optional)

  • Configuration of Linux OS as an LDAP client (system administration topic)

Application LDAP client (optional)

  • Basic guidelines how to use LDAP in applications (programming topic)


Price:  1.350 €


Date: on demand

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