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Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s): Definition(s):

  The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, or LDAP, is a directory access protocol. In this document, LDAP refers to the protocol defined by RFC 1777, which is also known as LDAP V2. LDAP V2 describes unauthenticated retrieval mechanisms.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-15 under LDAP