What Is LDAP?
The LDAP Models
LDAP Server Software
LDAP Command-Line Utilities
LDAP and Internationalization
LDAP Overview Checklist
The second part of Chapter 1, Directory Services Overview and History, discussed the origins of general-purpose, standards-based directories and how LDAP was born. This chapter takes a much closer look at LDAP.
Today, the term LDAP refers to the following things:
The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, a standard, extensible Internet protocol used to access directory services
A set of four models that guide you in your use of the directory: an information model that describes what you can put in the directory, a naming model that describes ...