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NetIQ eDirectory 8.8 (Advanced Technical Training) [Course 9006]

Is your directory service the core of your identity infrastructure? Do your users need it to get their work done?

Course Overview

NetIQ eDirectory™ is the foundation for more identity management deployments than any other directory service in the market, allowing you to manage identities and security access for employees, customers and partners. In this course, you will learn what goes on behind the scenes with NetIQ eDirectory so you can more effectively manage, monitor and diagnose issues in environments of all sizes.

Training Level: 3 - Experienced

Duration: 3 Days

Key Objectives

During this course, you will learn how to complete the following tasks:

  • Tune NetIQ eDirectory performance using user-defined indexes
  • Monitor NetIQ eDirectory using SNMP
  • Plan a deployment scenario to leverage NetIQ eDirectory in new ways
  • Monitor, maintain, and administer NetIQ eDirectory through the use of iMonitor, iManager, eDirectory Management Toolbox and DSREPAIR
  • Import data to and export data from NetIQ eDirectory trees
  • Generate real-world test data using the ICE utility and create a tree with more than one million user objects
  • Use DSTRACE to identify and diagnose problems
  • Resolve problems and plan for disaster recovery

Audience Summary

This course is for experienced administrators who can absorb fast-paced, highly technical training taught at an advanced configuration and troubleshooting level. You should be experienced with the subject matter before attending and can anticipate topics to include support issues, in-depth architectural reviews and advanced enterprise solutions.

Course Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have the following knowledge foundation:

  • Understand how to use iManager
  • Know how to perform directory partition and replica operations
  • Be comfortable working with NetIQ eDirectory
  • Be familiar with day-to-day administration tasks
  • Understand how to properly design a NetIQ eDirectory tree for a medium-sized deployment
  • Know how to perform a basic health check using iMonitor

Course Outline

This course covers a broad range of topics, many of which are listed below:

  • Configuring NetIQ eDirectory indexes
  • Using SNMP to monitor eDirectory
  • Installing and configuring SNMP Services for NetIQ eDirectory
  • Troubleshooting SNMP
  • Using advanced design and leveraging NetIQ eDirectory
  • Designing NetIQ eDirectory for identity vaults
  • Using NetIQ eDirectory management and maintenance tools (including iMonitor, iManager and eDirectory Management Toolbox)
  • Using DSREPAIR
  • Using the NetIQ Import Convert Export utility
  • Using the command-line interface
  • Migrating the schema between LDAP directories
  • Improving the speed of LDIF imports
  • Understanding LDAP and LDIF
  • Securing LDAP services
  • Performing DSTRACE analysis
  • Understanding NetIQ eDirectory architecture (including database engine, files and structure)
  • Troubleshooting NetIQ eDirectory and planning for disaster recovery

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