Active Directory Fundamentals

An Introduction to Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)

What is LDAP? The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, commonly known as LDAP, is a communication protocol used to access directory servers. In other words, LDAP is used to store, update and retrieve data from a directory structure. The term “lightweight” is used in comparison with X.500, which was the previous standard for directory services. X.500 was complicated, and it relied on…
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