This work provides system architects a methodology for the implementation of x.500 and LDAP based metadirectory provisioning systems. In addition this work assists in the business process analysis that accompanies any deployment. DOC Safe Harbor & European Commission’s Directive on Data Protection (Directive 95/46/EC) issues are also addressed.
About the Author
Marlin Pohlman has over 14 years experience in x.500 and LDAP based directory structures. As a former Sr. Managing Principal for Netscape professional services Dr. Pohlman lead the directory server implementation for companies such as Ford Motor Co, The Automotive Industry Action Group, Home Depot, Citigroup, AXA Insurance, Bank of NY, Alliance capital, GE Equity, Federal Express and the US Department of Defense Credit card issuance system. Dr. Pohlman was an original contributor to the IETF ASID group and implemented the worlds 2nd implementation of RFC 1777 for Sanlam insurance, in Cape Town, South Africa. The directory structure implemented in Sydney Australia, for the 2000 Olympics held the record for the largest non x.500 meta directory implementation in a client server environment. Dr. Pohlman received his MBA from Lexington and his PhD in computer science from Trinity. His thesis was Scaling Factors in Very Large, High Availability Directory Architectures.