The Quest ESSO Controller gathers all the audit events sent by the Quest ESSO workstations in an SQL database. The link between the Quest ESSO workstations and the Quest ESSO Controller is secure (SSPI). An audit cache located on the Quest ESSO workstation manages network flows and stores the audit events if the workstation is disconnected from the network.
1.3 Quest ESSO and Your Corporate LDAP Directory Infrastructure
Since Quest ESSO works directly with the directory in place to deploy the SSO policies, you must take into account your directory infrastructure before starting the installation process. The following sub-sections introduce Quest ESSO concepts related with directory infrastructure, and provide examples that may correspond to your situation.
The multi domain concept refers to the Quest ESSO administrators. It consists in setting up Quest ESSO so that a Quest ESSO administrator can manage several domains at the same time using the Quest ESSO administration console.