[This documentation is preliminary and subject to change.]
An application directory partition contains the data of an ADAM instance. Although the installation process for an ADAM instance creates a schema directory partition and a configuration directory partition for the instance, creation of an application directory partition for the instance at installation time is optional.
For more information about application directory partitions in ADAM, see Application Directory Partitions in Active Directory.
This section includes the following topics about application directory partitions in ADAM: