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Upgrading and Repairing Networks, Fifth Edition by Mark Edward Soper, Terry W Ogletree

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Appendix D. The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

SOME OF THE MAIN TOPICS IN THIS APPENDIX ARE

A Quick Introduction to LDAP 1118

The X.500 Protocols and Standards 1118

The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol 1121

LDAP Directories 1124

A few years ago the term directory services was understood by few, even though Novell’s directory, NDS, and Banyan Vines StreetTalk products had been around for many years. Microsoft was quick to tell you that Windows NT 4.0 Server had a directory service, but it was just the same old Security Accounts Manager database with a few extras added. In Windows 2000, Microsoft finally got around to creating a true directory based on the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and support for this protocol has ...

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