The best documentation for use and deployment can be found in the Red Hat Directory Server documentation. Although these documents are for Red Hat Directory Server, they apply to 389 DS as well. However, be sure to read the Release Notes and Install Guide for 389 DS first in case there are important differences.
All our features are initially planned and developed from these documents:
We maintain a number of how to guides for 389 Directory Server
These are potentially outdated or incorrect for the current DS version.
We have some less maintained FAQ’s and tech docs related to the server here:
Check out the latest additions and updates here