[rfc-dist] RFC 4511 on Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): The Protocol

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        RFC 4511

        Title:      Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): 
                    The Protocol 
        Author:     J. Sermersheim, Ed.
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       June 2006
        Mailbox:    jimse at novell.com
        Pages:      68
        Characters: 150116
        Obsoletes:  RFC2251, RFC2830, RFC3771

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ldapbis-protocol-32.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4511.txt

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

This document is a product of the LDAP (v3) Revision
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and 
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