Before you install OES 2 in a production environment, it is critical that you and your organization take time to plan and design your tree.
However, the instructions in this guide require no planning on your part. In fact, most of the eDirectory objects needed for the exercises in this guide were created in Section 1.0, Installing the OES 2 SP3 Server in Your Getting-started Lab.
The information that follows introduces eDirectory.
If you are already familiar with eDirectory and want to skip the planning introduction, we recommend that you do the following:
View the eDirectory tree structure used in this guide (Figure 3-1).