OpenDJ for Administrators Training Course


OpenDJ is an LDAPv3 compliant directory service used for identity storage and management.

This instructor-led, live training (online or onsite) is aimed at system administrators who wish to use OpenDJ to manage their organization’s user credentials in a production environment.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Install and configure OpenDJ.
  • Maintain an OpenDJ server, including monitoring, troubleshooting, and optimizing for performance.
  • Create and manage multiple OpenDJ databases.
  • Backup and migrate an OpenDJ server.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.


  • Experience with the Linux command line


  • System administrators

Course Outline


Overview of OpenDJ Features and Architecture

How Directory Services Work

Installing and Configuring OpenDJ

Navigating the OpenDJ UI

Understanding the LDAP Protocol and Query Language

Administering an OpenDJ Server

Managing Directory Data

Setting up Privileges and Access Control

Setting a Password Policy

Configuring Pass-Through Authentication

Changing the Server Certificate

Extending the Database Schema

Synchronizing OpenDJ with Samba

Monitoring a Production OpenDJ Server

Optimizing OpenDJ

Backing Up and Restoring an OpenDJ Server

Migrating OpenDJ to a Different Server


Summary and Conclusion

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