This book is made possible through the generous support of many individuals. We sincerely appreciate the time and effort that everyone donated to bring this book to publication.
We would like to give a special thanks to the following people for their invaluable technical expertise and support, which contributed to technical quality and completeness of this book:
Ludovic Poitou Sun ONE Product engineer
Neil A. Wilson Sun ONE Product engineer
Jeff T. Moore Solaris Naming Services engineer
We would also like to thank the following people for their invaluable technical contribution and support, which also contributed to technical quality and completeness of this book:
Michen Chang Solaris Naming Services engineer
Joep Vesseur Solaris Security Technology engineer
Unai Gaston Caminos Sun ONE Products engineer
Sylvain Duloutre Sun ONE Products engineer
John S. Howard Sun Enterprise Engineering engineer
We would like to express our gratitude to those people who contributed to this book through their proficiencies in management and book development:
Many thanks are owed to our families who provided encouragement and understanding when we needed it most. Thank you Jeanne Tringali, Bryony Haines, and Chris Ruble.
Finally, we want to thank the many readers of our first book, Solaris and LDAP Naming Services, Deploying LDAP in the Enterprise . After all, it was those readers who took the time to share their thoughts and experiences with the first book that provided the inspiration and motivation for this book.