IBM System Storage DS8000: LDAP Authentication

An IBM Redpaper publication

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Starting with release 4.2, the IBM® System Storage™ DS8000® series offers the ability to replace the locally based user ID and password administration with a centralized directory based approach. This release also allows a single sign-on capability for multiple DS8000 servers and possibly other servers in your environment.

This IBM Redpaper™ publication helps DS8000 storage administrators understand the concepts and benefits of directories. It provides information that is required for implementing a DS8000 authentication approach based on the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).

Table of contents

Chapter 1. LDAP authentication for DS8000
Chapter 2. Implementing LDAP for the DS8000 storage server
Chapter 3. User, group, and role administration
Appendix A. Installing Tivoli Storage Productivity Center 4.1 onWindows Server 2008
Appendix B. Configuring Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for DS8000 LDAP authentication
Appendix C. Installing Tivoli Directory Server v6.2
Appendix D. Installing openLDAP in a SUSE Linux environment
Appendix E. LDAP structure overview

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Publish Date
19 May 2009

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