Oct 28, 2004
Dec 30, 2008 03:09 PM
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. An internet protocol which provides a specification for user-directory access by wire, attribute syntax, representation of distinguished names, search filters, an URL format, a schema for user-centric information, authentication methods, and transport layer security. Example: an email client might connect to an LDAP server in order to look up an email address for a person by a person's name.