draft-ietf-ldapbis-roadmap-03.txt   draft-ietf-ldapbis-roadmap-04.txt 
INTERNET-DRAFT Editor: Kurt D. Zeilenga INTERNET-DRAFT Editor: Kurt D. Zeilenga
Intended Category: Standard Track OpenLDAP Foundation Intended Category: Standard Track OpenLDAP Foundation
Expires in six months 30 June 2003 Expires in six months 15 February 2004
Obsoletes: RFC 2251-2256, 2829-2830, 3377 Obsoletes: RFC 2251-2256, 2829-2830, 3377
LDAP: Technical Specification Road Map Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP):
<draft-ietf-ldapbis-roadmap-03.txt> Technical Specification Road Map
<draft-ietf-ldapbis-roadmap-04.txt>
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Abstract Abstract
The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is an Internet The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is an Internet
protocol for accessing distributed directory services which act in protocol for accessing distributed directory services which act in
accordance with X.500 data and service models. This document provides accordance with X.500 data and service models. This document provides
a roadmap of the LDAP Technical Specification. a roadmap of the LDAP Technical Specification.
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The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT", The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
"SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this
document are to be interpreted as described in BCP 14 [RFC2119]. document are to be interpreted as described in BCP 14 [RFC2119].
1. The LDAP Technical Specification 1. The LDAP Technical Specification
The technical specification detailing version 3 of the Lightweight The technical specification detailing version 3 of the Lightweight
Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), an Internet Protocol, consists of Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), an Internet Protocol, consists of
this document and the following documents: this document and the following documents:
LDAP: Directory Information Models [Models],
LDAP: The Protocol [Protocol], LDAP: The Protocol [Protocol],
LDAP: Directory Information Models [Models],
LDAP: Authentication Methods and Connection Level Security LDAP: Authentication Methods and Connection Level Security
Mechanisms [AuthMeth], Mechanisms [AuthMeth],
LDAP: String Representation of Distinguished Names [LDAPDN], LDAP: String Representation of Distinguished Names [LDAPDN],
LDAP: String Representation of Search Filters [Filters], LDAP: String Representation of Search Filters [Filters],
LDAP: Uniform Resource Locator [LDAPURL], LDAP: Uniform Resource Locator [LDAPURL],
LDAP: Syntaxes and Matching Rules [Syntaxes], LDAP: Syntaxes and Matching Rules [Syntaxes],
LDAP: Internationalized String Preparation [LDAPprep], and LDAP: Internationalized String Preparation [LDAPprep], and
LDAP: User Schema [Schema]. LDAP: User Schema [Schema].
The terms "LDAP" and "LDAPv3" are commonly used to informally refer to The terms "LDAP" and "LDAPv3" are commonly used to informally refer to
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3. Security Considerations 3. Security Considerations
LDAP security considerations are discussed in each document comprising LDAP security considerations are discussed in each document comprising
the technical specification. the technical specification.
4. Relationship to Obsolete Specifications 4. Relationship to Obsolete Specifications
This technical specification, as defined in Section 1, obsoletes This technical specification, as defined in Section 1, obsoletes
entirely the previously defined LDAP technical specification [RFC3377] entirely the previously defined LDAP technical specification [RFC3377]
(which consists of RFC 2251-2256, RFC 2829-2830 and [RFC3377] itself). (which consists of RFC 2251-2256, RFC 2829-2830 and RFC 3377 itself).
The technical specification was significantly reorganized. The technical specification was significantly reorganized.
This document replaces RFC 3377 as well as Section 3.3 of RFC 2251. This document replaces RFC 3377 as well as Section 3.3 of RFC 2251.
[Models] replaces portions of RFC 2251, RFC 2252 and RFC 2256. [Models] replaces portions of RFC 2251, RFC 2252 and RFC 2256.
[Protocol] replaces the majority RFC 2251 and portions of RFC 2252. [Protocol] replaces the majority RFC 2251 and portions of RFC 2252.
[AuthMeth] replaces RFC 2829, RFC 2830, and portions of RFC 2251. [AuthMeth] replaces RFC 2829, RFC 2830, and portions of RFC 2251.
[Syntaxes] replaces the majority of RFC 2252 and portions of RFC 2256. [Syntaxes] replaces the majority of RFC 2252 and portions of RFC 2256.
[Schema] replaces the majority of RFC 2256. [LDAPDN] replaces RFC [Schema] replaces the majority of RFC 2256. [LDAPDN] replaces RFC
2253. [Filters] replaces RFC 2254. [LDAPURL] replaces RFC 2255. 2253. [Filters] replaces RFC 2254. [LDAPURL] replaces RFC 2255.
[LDAPprep] is new to this revision of the LDAP technical [LDAPprep] is new to this revision of the LDAP technical
specification. specification.
Each document of this specification contains appendices summarizing Each document of this specification contains appendices summarizing
changes to all sections of the specifications they replace. Appendix changes to all sections of the specifications they replace. Appendix
A.1 of this document details changes made to RFC 3377. Appendix A.2 A.1 of this document details changes made to RFC 3377. Appendix A.2
of this document details changes made to Section 3.3 of RFC 2251. of this document details changes made to Section 3.3 of RFC 2251.
Additionally, portions of this technical specification update and/or
replace documents not listed above. These relationships are discussed
in the documents detailings these portions of this technical
specification.
5. Acknowledgments 5. Acknowledgments
This document is based largely on RFC 3377 by J. Hodges and R. This document is based largely on RFC 3377 by J. Hodges and R.
Morgan, a product of the LDAPBIS and LDAPEXT Working Groups. The Morgan, a product of the LDAPBIS and LDAPEXT Working Groups. The
document also borrows from RFC 2251 by M. Wahl, T. Howes, and S. document also borrows from RFC 2251 by M. Wahl, T. Howes, and S.
Kille, a product of the ASID Working Group. Kille, a product of the ASID Working Group.
This document is a product of the IETF LDAPBIS Working Group. This document is a product of the IETF LDAPBIS Working Group.
6. Author's Address 6. Author's Address
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7. References 7. References
7.1. Normative References 7.1. Normative References
[RFC2119] Bradner, S., "Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate [RFC2119] Bradner, S., "Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate
Requirement Levels", BCP 14 (also RFC 2119), March 1997. Requirement Levels", BCP 14 (also RFC 2119), March 1997.
[BCP64bis] Zeilenga, K., "IANA Considerations for LDAP", draft- [BCP64bis] Zeilenga, K., "IANA Considerations for LDAP", draft-
ietf-ldapbis-bcp64-xx.txt, a work in progress. ietf-ldapbis-bcp64-xx.txt, a work in progress.
[Protocol] Sermersheim, J. (editor), "LDAP: The Protocol",
draft-ietf-ldapbis-protocol-xx.txt, a work in progress.
[Models] Zeilenga, K. (editor), "LDAP: Directory Information [Models] Zeilenga, K. (editor), "LDAP: Directory Information
Models", draft-ietf-ldapbis-models-xx.txt, a work in Models", draft-ietf-ldapbis-models-xx.txt, a work in
progress. progress.
[Protocol] Sermersheim, J. (editor), "LDAP: The Protocol",
draft-ietf-ldapbis-protocol-xx.txt, a work in progress.
[AuthMeth] Harrison, R. (editor), "LDAP: Authentication Methods and [AuthMeth] Harrison, R. (editor), "LDAP: Authentication Methods and
Connection Level Security Mechanisms", Connection Level Security Mechanisms",
draft-ietf-ldapbis-authmeth-xx.txt, a work in progress. draft-ietf-ldapbis-authmeth-xx.txt, a work in progress.
[LDAPDN] Zeilenga, K. (editor), "LDAP: String Representation of [LDAPDN] Zeilenga, K. (editor), "LDAP: String Representation of
Distinguished Names", draft-ietf-ldapbis-dn-xx.txt, a Distinguished Names", draft-ietf-ldapbis-dn-xx.txt, a
work in progress. work in progress.
[Filters] Smith, M. (editor), LDAPbis WG, "LDAP: String [Filters] Smith, M. (editor), LDAPbis WG, "LDAP: String
Representation of Search Filters", Representation of Search Filters",
draft-ietf-ldapbis-filter-xx.txt, a work in progress. draft-ietf-ldapbis-filter-xx.txt, a work in progress.
[LDAPURL] Smith, M. (editor), "LDAP: Uniform Resource Locator", [LDAPURL] Smith, M. (editor), "LDAP: Uniform Resource Locator",
draft-ietf-ldapbis-url-xx.txt, a work in progress. draft-ietf-ldapbis-url-xx.txt, a work in progress.
[Syntaxes] Legg, S. (editor), "LDAP: Syntaxes and Matching Rules", [Syntaxes] Legg, S. (editor), "LDAP: Syntaxes and Matching Rules",
draft-ietf-ldapbis-syntaxes-xx.txt, a work in progress. draft-ietf-ldapbis-syntaxes-xx.txt, a work in progress.
[LDAPprep] Zeilenga, K., "LDAP: Internationalized String [LDAPprep] Zeilenga, K., "LDAP: Internationalized String
Preparation", draft-ietf-ldapbis-strpro-xx.txt, a work Preparation", draft-ietf-ldapbis-strprep-xx.txt, a work
in progress. in progress.
[Schema] Dally, K. (editor), "LDAP: User Schema", [Schema] Dally, K. (editor), "LDAP: User Schema",
draft-ietf-ldapbis-user-schema-xx.txt, a work in draft-ietf-ldapbis-user-schema-xx.txt, a work in
progress. progress.
[X.500] International Telecommunication Union - [X.500] International Telecommunication Union -
Telecommunication Standardization Sector, "The Directory Telecommunication Standardization Sector, "The Directory
-- Overview of concepts, models and services," -- Overview of concepts, models and services,"
X.500(1993) (also ISO/IEC 9594-1:1994). X.500(1993) (also ISO/IEC 9594-1:1994).
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