Overview #Most companies have multiple directory services deployed in their environments, such as multiple AD forests and domains. While this is a sound operational practice, this results in user identity information being scattered across separate directory repositories. This poses a significant challenge when attempting to deploy enterprise applications to the users existing in these directories.
The Virtual Identity Server solves this by providing a single joined view of data from these separate directories. Applications connect to the VIS exactly as they do any normal LDAP directory. In fact, VIS looks and behaves just like a standard Microsoft Active Directory or ADAM server to the LDAP enabled client application. The key benefit is multiple directories can be joined in real-time without the need to duplicate LDAP objects.