virtual directory


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virtual directory

(1) In Windows 2000, a file that points to another file or directory. It is used to allow a variety of sources to point to a common destination. The Unix counterpart is the "symbolic link." When URLs are redirected, it is called "URL mapping." See redirection.

(2) A directory defined by name only. All references to the virtual directory are redirected to the real directory (see definition #1).
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Since pioneering the first virtual directory, Radiant Logic has evolved its groundbreaking technology into a complete federated identity service, enabling Fortune 1000 companies to solve their toughest identity management challenges.
The addition of Kerberos S4U support is significant because lets Symlabs Virtual Directory Server create tighter, more seamless authentication directly between an application and the Active Directory it needs to access, with no need for adaptation on the part of the application itself.
It's hard to find any business today that doesn't depend heavily on its directory infrastructure," said Symlabs CEO Antonio Navarro, "and the new features we're adding deliver even more power and ease-of-use to make Symlabs Virtual Directory Server and Symlabs LDAP Proxy an easy choice as the best solutions to keep it running reliably at top speed and extend it to more applications.
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In addition, Symlabs will demonstrate the latest versions of their Virtual Directory Server, LDAP Proxy, and Federated Identity Suite at booth G1 in the exhibition area.
Featuring a dynamic set of tools including identity remapping, aggregation, correlation, and synchronization, the suite includes the advanced virtual directory of VDS+, the Cloud Federation Service (CFS) to connect identities with the cloud, and an identity correlation and synchronization engine.
It offers excellent TLS/SSL support and can access any standards-compliant LDAP or LDAPS server, including Active Directory, Oracle Directory Server, or Sun OpenDS - as well as any virtualized LDAP implementation such as Symlabs Virtual Directory Server or Symlabs LDAP Proxy.
3GSM World Congress 2007 runs from February 12th through 15th in Barcelona, Spain, and Symlabs will be on hand to demonstrate the latest versions of their Virtual Directory Server, LDAP Proxy, and Federated Identity Platform software.
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