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

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