Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Syntaxes and Matching Rules, June 2006
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 2252, RFC 2256
- RFC 3698
- S. Legg, Ed.
- ldapbis (app)
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Each attribute stored in a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) directory, whose values may be transferred in the LDAP protocol, has a defined syntax that constrains the structure and format of its values. The comparison semantics for values of a syntax are not part of the syntax definition but are instead provided through separately defined matching rules. Matching rules specify an argument, an assertion value, which also has a defined syntax. This document defines a base set of syntaxes and matching rules for use in defining attributes for LDAP directories. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.