2.0 Writing a DirXML Driver

This chapter describes the basic requirements and architecture needed to write a DirXML® driver that supports synchronizing data between an application or directory and eDirectory.

A DirXML driver is compiled code written in either Java or C++ that performs the communication between the DirXML engine and an application. Also referred to as a shim, the driver is invariant between installations and installation-specific requirements are addressed by DirXML rules and filters.