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FAQ - Miscellaneous OVD Questions (Doc ID 602230.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2019

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Oracle Virtual Directory - Version to [Release 10gR3]
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This document answers common miscellaneous Frequently Asked Questions regarding Oracle Virtual Directory.

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Questions and Answers
  Does OVD support "fail-over authentication" such that a user has different passwords stored in multiple adapters and OVD needs to accept any "one" of those passwords?
  Does OVD explicitly limit the number of directories, virtual trees or routing configurations?
  How can OVD Connect To a Mainframe or RACF?
  Is there a JDBC-LDAP Driver for OVD?
  How are OVD and Oracle Directory Services Licensed?
  What type of reporting does OVD support?
  Can OVD map different user names in different LDAP directories to a single login?
  Can OVD be used to create a common ACL across multiple data-stores?
  Does OVD Support a Password Policy?
  OVD SSL Configuration Issues
  How can I run on a port less than 1024 on Unix/Linux as a non-root user?
  How is the release mechanism of inactivity connection implemented from OVD server to datasource?
  How do you deploy OVD servers in a High-Available Configuration?
  Is it possible for multiple OVD servers to share a single configuration (e.g. via a shared folder/drive/NFS)?
  Do customers ever use OVD to create an LDIF export of existing directories and then import that data into a new directory?
  What is the performance impact on OVD of having hundreds of adapters? Is there a performance document that recommends that maximum number of adapters?
  Clarify the functionality that a Listener is providing within OVD
  Can OVD provide independent listeners for four different apps, where each listener points to a different collection of LDAP information?
  How can OVD assist in routing geographical instances of LDAPs? Can OVD route LDAP queries based on geographical location?
  Managing LDAP Groups via OVD Database Adapter
  What is Oracle Policy on VMWare, XEN, Virtual Server, etc.?
  How to add additional OVD Administrators besides cn=admin
  What are the different Adapter templates and when should I use them?
  What are the different Python Mapping templates?
  Is dual core CPU equivalent to 2 separate CPUs, as per Oracle recommendation of 2 CPUs per OVD instance?
  Does Oracle Virtual Directory support Ambiguous Name Resolution (ANR) search against LDAP?

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