If you have heard rumors of when it will be released, do share, I do like
While I agree that this is the best way to run eDirectory, be advised that contrary to what is stated in this article this is NOT a supported configuration for running eDirectory. Support will NOT support you running in this configuration and some products, namely IdM 4.8, will NOT install on a server running eDirectory in this configuration. If you want to see this become a supported configuration, please vote here:
It was shocking to me to discover this, as it works perfectly from my experience, but I want to be sure and save others grief.