Directory Access Protocol


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Directory Access Protocol

X.500 protocol used for communication between a Directory User Agent and a Directory System Agent.
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The company expects that Wilcox's extensive experience in the practical deployment of Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), Single Sign-On, and federated identity management technologies will enhance its ability to assist large and mid-size enterprises with managing user IDs more effectively and efficiently.
New enhanced security features include support for Microsoft Active Directory-based authentication and access control for Windows environments as well as Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and Network Information Service (NIS) for Linux and UNIX environments.
2) Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): LDAP is a protocol used for accessing a directory database over the Internet, intranets, and other TCP/IP networks.