The DirXML® engine provides the framework to connect disparate directories to eDirectory™ and to synchronize selected information. The DirXML driver is the application-specific piece that needs to be written for each application that you want to share and synchronize data with eDirectory. DirXML allows an application to do the following:
DirXML does not provide single-seat administration or solve the problem of multiple administrators, with an administrator for each application. It does solve the problem of having duplicate, but inconsistent data in each of the applications.
Each application requires a DirXML driver to interface with the application and the DirXML engine. This document explains how to develop and implement such a driver. This chapter provides an overview of the following: