Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): The Protocol, June 2006
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- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 2251, RFC 2830, RFC 3771
- J. Sermersheim, Ed.
- ldapbis (app)
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This document describes the protocol elements, along with their semantics and encodings, of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). LDAP provides access to distributed directory services that act in accordance with X.500 data and service models. These protocol elements are based on those described in the X.500 Directory Access Protocol (DAP). [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.