The out-of-the-box, initial configuration settings for the PingDirectory Server provide an excellent starting point for most general-purpose Directory Server applications. However, additional tuning might be necessary to meet the needs of your production environment.

The Directory Server stores its configuration settings in an LDIF file, config/config.ldif. Rather than editing the file directly, the Directory Server provides command-line options and an administrative console to configure the server. The Directory Server also includes tools to create server groups to apply configuration changes to multiple servers at one time