Which is Better With Multiple AD Forests -- OID or OVD?

(Doc ID 452257.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Virtual Directory - Version to [Release AS10gR2 to 11g]
Oracle Internet Directory - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


For an environment with multiple AD forests, which would be better: OID sync, or OVD?

Note:  For new deployments, the Oracle recommendation for the EUS use case is to deploy Oracle Unified Directory.
Reference the documentation here:

Oracle Unified Directory 11g Release 2 (


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