1.0 Overview

NetIQ eDirectory 8.8 is a standards-compliant, cross-platform, highly scalable, fault-tolerant, and high-performance directory services solution. This guide provides information on tuning your eDirectory environment for improved performance.

Tuning for performance is a complex activity. It requires understanding of both the eDirectory and operating system's subsystems. It involves monitoring the system to identify bottlenecks and fixing them one at a time. Many a times resources are limited and tuning is confined to eDirectory and the operating system.

The guide is divided into the following sections:

To increase the overall performance of your eDirectory environment, eDirectory 8.8 SP8 provides additional parameters for optimizing eDirectory background processes. For more information about the new parameters, see TID 7015361.