Installing Oracle Directory Manager


Though there’s not much you can’t do via ldapmodify and the command line with OID, it can sure save a lot of time and energy to have access to the graphical user interface of the Oracle Directory Manager tool. Of course, you can pursue XWindows solutions to access the console on the Linux host, but it is quite convenient to have a local copy of the tool on your windows workstation.

Turns out it is a bit of a maze to figure out what package you really need to get to have the tool at your disposal.

Here is where I found what I was looking for:

Oracle Database 10g Client Release 2 (
(requires OTN credentials)

Do a ‘Custom’ install and choose on the Directory Administration tools…

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