New role for directories

Burns, Christine; Brown, Bob
July 1997
Network World;07/21/97, Vol. 14 Issue 29, p1
Trade Publication
Focuses on the use of directory service to store data pertaining to network hardware to eliminate the hassles of maintaining separate databases for network inventory, mapping and configuration applications. Conflict between vendors on the use of directory-enabled management; Efforts of Microsoft Corp. to create an extended directory schema to define the dynamic nature of routers and bridges.


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