Planning LDAP features

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is a standard Internet protocol for searching and managing entries in a directory.

IBM® Domino® and IBM Notes® provide several LDAP features.

  • The LDAP service enables a Domino server to function as an LDAP directory server and process LDAP requests.
  • LDAP accounts Notes clients enable Notes users to do LDAP-style searches for an addresses in LDAP directories.
  • The ldapsearch utility enables you to use LDAP search syntax to search an LDAP directory.
  • Directory assistance can enable a Domino server to use a remote LDAP directory for client authentication and/or to look up the members of groups during database authorization.