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LDAP

LDAP

(Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) A protocol used to access a directory listing in a TCP/IP network. LDAP is used to query network directories, email servers and other information repositories. It is a sibling protocol to HTTP and FTP and uses the ldap:// prefix in its URL.

LDAP is a simpler version of the DAP protocol, which is used to gain access to X.500 directories. Although X.500 and DAP are more comprehensive than LDAP and offer more features, it is easier to code a query in LDAP. See X.500, DSML and ADSI.
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Defined by The Open Group's Directory Interoperability Forum, LDAP Certification signifies guaranteed conformance of directory servers to LDAP, the application protocol that runs over TCP/IP for and provides access to directory services.
This helps ensure that disparate LDAP users build directories with a common core.
The first solution, Chameleon, is a LDAP router able to integrate any LDAP-enabled application that also supports an unlimited number of distributed directory servers from a central administration point.
The latest version speeds up directory implementation, cutting the execution time for an LDAP business directory project by a factor between 5 and 20.
As a leading services organization for identity management, we're excited about UnboundID releasing their LDAP SDK for Java to the development community," said Steve Giovannetti, CTO at Hub City Media.
It was also important that the wireless authentication solution use Harvard's existing LDAP service and that it authenticate users, and not hardware devices.
With Crowd, permissions and identity management can be managed without ever touching LDAP or Active Directory.
Company administrators can now easily manage user accounts stored within the LDAP directory from a Key Survey Enterprise Admin account.
Now that Active Directory and other LDAP directories can be utilized for Notes single sign-on and password management, end-users and administrators no longer need to concern themselves with the Notes ID file password and the task of recovering it when lost or forgotten.
The B4545 MFP from OKI Printing Solutions is the only monochrome laser MFP in its class1 that empowers small workgroups with LDAP compatibility; full keyboard layout; PC-independent scan-to-email and scan-to-network capabilities; LAN fax compatibility; and ability to scan-to and print-from the USB flash drive.
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.
The solution provides integration with LDAP servers, allowing IT Administrators to take advantage of existing user management and role-based security.