What is LDAP?

What is LDAP?

more… more… The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol ( LDAP / ˈɛldæp /) is an open, vendor-neutral, industry standard application protocol for accessing and maintaining distributed directory information services over an Internet Protocol (IP) network. Directory services play an important role in developing intranet

How to make LDAP traffic secure?

The LDAP is used to read from and write to Active Directory. By default, LDAP traffic is transmitted unsecured. You can make LDAP traffic confidential and secure by using SSL/Transport Layer Security (TLS) technology.

What is the difference between LDAPS and STARTTLS?

LDAPS (LDAP over SSL) and STARTTLS (LDAP over TLS) are both secure versions of LDAP that encrypt the authentication process. (Note that “LDAPS” is often used to denote LDAP over SSL, STARTTLS, and a Secure LDAP implementation).

How does bind set the LDAP protocol version?

Kerberos or the client certificate sent with TLS. BIND also sets the LDAP protocol version by sending a version number in the form of an integer. If the client requests a version that the server does not support, the server must set the result code in the BIND response to the code for a protocol error.