I. Glossary


I.1. Terms

Term Definition
3DES Triple DES
ABNF Augmented Backus-Naur Form
ACDF Access Control Decision Function
ACE ASCII Compatible Encoding
ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ACID Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, and Durability
ACI Access Control Information
ACL Access Control List
AES Advance Encryption Standard
ABI Application Binary Interface
API Application Program Interface
ASN.1 Abstract Syntax Notation - One
AVA Attribute Value Assertion
AuthcDN Authentication DN
AuthcId Authentication Identity
AuthzDN Authorization DN
AuthzId Authorization Identity
BCP Best Current Practice
BDB Berkeley DB (Backend)
BER Basic Encoding Rules
BNF Backus-Naur Form
C The C Programming Language
CA Certificate Authority
CER Canonical Encoding Rules
CLDAP Connection-less LDAP
CN Common Name
CRAM-MD5 SASL MD5 Challenge/Response Authentication Mechanism
CRL Certificate Revocation List
DAP Directory Access Protocol
DC Domain Component
DER Distinguished Encoding Rules
DES Data Encryption Standard
DIB Directory Information Base
DIGEST-MD5 SASL Digest MD5 Authentication Mechanism
DISP Directory Information Shadowing Protocol
DIT Directory Information Tree
DNS Domain Name System
DN Distinguished Name
DOP Directory Operational Binding Management Protocol
DSAIT DSA Information Tree
DSA Directory System Agent
DSE DSA-specific Entry
DSP Directory System Protocol
DS Draft Standard
DUA Directory User Agent
EXTERNAL SASL External Authentication Mechanism
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
FTP File Transfer Protocol
FYI For Your Information
GSER Generic String Encoding Rules
GSS-API Generic Security Service Application Program Interface
GSSAPI SASL Kerberos V GSS-API Authentication Mechanism
HDB Hierarchical Database (Backend)
I-D Internet-Draft
IA5 International Alphabet 5
IDNA Internationalized Domain Names in Applications
IDN Internationalized Domain Name
ID Identifier
IDL Index Data Lookups
IP Internet Protocol
IPC Inter-process communication
IPsec Internet Protocol Security
IPv4 Internet Protocol, version 4
IPv6 Internet Protocol, version 6
ITS Issue Tracking System
JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group
Kerberos Kerberos Authentication Service
LBER Lightweight BER
LDAP Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
LDAP Sync LDAP Content Synchronization
LDAPv3 LDAP, version 3
LDIF LDAP Data Interchange Format
LMDB Lightning Memory-Mapped Database
MD5 Message Digest 5
MDB Memory-Mapped Database (Backend)
MIB Management Information Base
MODDN Modify DN
MODRDN Modify RDN
NSSR Non-specific Subordinate Reference
OID Object Identifier
OSI Open Systems Interconnect
OTP One Time Password
PDU Protocol Data Unit
PEM Privacy Enhanced eMail
PEN Private Enterprise Number
PKCS Public Key Cryptosystem
PKI Public Key Infrastructure
PKIX Public Key Infrastructure (X.509)
PLAIN SASL Plaintext Password Authentication Mechanism
POSIX Portable Operating System Interface
PS Proposed Standard
RDN Relative Distinguished Name
RFC Request for Comments
RPC Remote Procedure Call
RXER Robust XML Encoding Rules
SASL Simple Authentication and Security Layer
SDF Simple Document Format
SDSE Shadowed DSE
SHA1 Secure Hash Algorithm 1
SLAPD Standalone LDAP Daemon
SLURPD Standalone LDAP Update Replication Daemon
SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol
SQL Structured Query Language
SRP Secure Remote Password
SSF Security Strength Factor
SSL Secure Socket Layer
STD Internet Standard
TCP Transmission Control Protocol
TLS Transport Layer Security
UCS Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character Set
UDP User Datagram Protocol
UID User Identifier
Unicode The Unicode Standard
UNIX Unix
URI Uniform Resource Identifier
URL Uniform Resource Locator
URN Uniform Resource Name
UTF-8 8-bit UCS/Unicode Transformation Format
UTR Unicode Technical Report
UUID Universally Unique Identifier
WWW World Wide Web
X.500 X.500 Directory Services
X.509 X.509 Public Key and Attribute Certificate Frameworks
XED XML Enabled Directory
XER XML Encoding Rules
XML Extensible Markup Language
syncrepl LDAP Sync-based Replication

I.2. Related Organizations

Name Long Jump
ANSI American National Standards Institute http://www.ansi.org/
BSI British Standards Institute http://www.bsi-global.com/
COSINE Co-operation and Open Systems Interconnection in Europe  
CPAN Comprehensive Perl Archive Network http://cpan.org/
Cyrus Project Cyrus http://cyrusimap.web.cmu.edu/
FSF Free Software Foundation http://www.fsf.org/
GNU GNU Not Unix Project http://www.gnu.org/
IAB Internet Architecture Board http://www.iab.org/
IANA Internet Assigned Numbers Authority http://www.iana.org/
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers http://www.ieee.org
IESG Internet Engineering Steering Group http://www.ietf.org/iesg/
IETF Internet Engineering Task Force http://www.ietf.org/
IRTF Internet Research Task Force http://www.irtf.org/
ISO International Standards Organisation http://www.iso.org/
ISOC Internet Society http://www.isoc.org/
ITU International Telephone Union http://www.itu.int/
OLF OpenLDAP Foundation http://www.openldap.org/foundation/
OLP OpenLDAP Project http://www.openldap.org/project/
OpenSSL OpenSSL Project http://www.openssl.org/
RFC Editor RFC Editor http://www.rfc-editor.org/
Oracle Oracle Corporation http://www.oracle.com/
UM University of Michigan http://www.umich.edu/
UMLDAP University of Michigan LDAP Team http://www.umich.edu/~dirsvcs/ldap/ldap.html

I.3. Related Products

Name Jump
SDF http://search.cpan.org/src/IANC/sdf-2.001/doc/catalog.html
Berkeley DB http://www.oracle.com/database/berkeley-db/db/index.html
Cyrus http://cyrusimap.web.cmu.edu/generalinfo.html
Cyrus SASL http://asg.web.cmu.edu/sasl/sasl-library.html
Git http://git-scm.com/
GNU http://www.gnu.org/software/
GnuTLS http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/
Heimdal http://www.pdc.kth.se/heimdal/
JLDAP http://www.openldap.org/jldap/
MIT Kerberos http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/www/
MozNSS http://developer.mozilla.org/en/NSS
OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/
OpenLDAP FAQ http://www.openldap.org/faq/
OpenLDAP ITS http://www.openldap.org/its/
OpenLDAP Software http://www.openldap.org/software/
OpenSSL http://www.openssl.org/
Perl http://www.perl.org/
UMLDAP http://www.umich.edu/~dirsvcs/ldap/ldap.html

I.4. References

Reference Document Status Jump
UM-GUIDE The SLAPD and SLURPD Administrators Guide O http://www.umich.edu/~dirsvcs/ldap/doc/guides/slapd/guide.pdf
RFC2079 Definition of an X.500 Attribute Type and an Object Class to Hold Uniform Resource Identifers PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2079.txt
RFC2296 Use of Language Codes in LDAP PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2296.txt
RFC2307 An Approach for Using LDAP as a Network Information Service X http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2307.txt
RFC2589 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (v3): Extensions for Dynamic Directory Services PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2589.txt
RFC2798 Definition of the inetOrgPerson LDAP Object Class I http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2798.txt
RFC2831 Using Digest Authentication as a SASL Mechanism PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2831.txt
RFC2849 The LDAP Data Interchange Format PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2849.txt
RFC3088 OpenLDAP Root Service X http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3088.txt
RFC3296 Named Subordinate References in LDAP PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3296.txt
RFC3384 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (version 3) Replication Requirements I http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3384.txt
RFC3494 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol version 2 (LDAPv2) to Historic Status I http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3494.txt
RFC4013 SASLprep: Stringprep Profile for User Names and Passwords PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4013.txt
RFC4346 The Transport Layer Security (TLS) Protocol, Version 1.1 PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4346.txt
RFC4422 Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4422.txt
RFC4510 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Technical Specification Roadmap PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4510.txt
RFC4511 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): The Protocol PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4511.txt
RFC4512 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Directory Information Models PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4512.txt
RFC4513 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Authentication Methods and Security Mechanisms PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4513.txt
RFC4514 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): String Representation of Distinguished Names PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4514.txt
RFC4515 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): String Representation of Search Filters PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4515.txt
RFC4516 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Uniform Resource Locator PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4516.txt
RFC4517 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Syntaxes and Matching Rules PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4517.txt
RFC4518 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Internationalized String Preparation PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4518.txt
RFC4519 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Schema for User Applications PS http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4519.txt
RFC4520 IANA Considerations for LDAP BCP http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4520.txt
RFC4533 The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Content Synchronization Operation X http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4533.txt
Chu-LDAPI Using LDAP Over IPC Mechanisms ID http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-chu-ldap-ldapi-00