8 - LDAP Related RFCs

LDAP and X.500 are specified through many RFCs. Here is the list of available RFCs within some category (there are around 100 RFCs available, some of them are now deprecated, some other are obsolete.

This page list all the existing RFCs, obsolete or not.

: Informational

: Historic

: Proposed Standard

: Experimental

: Best current practice

Obsolete RFCs

Number Description Obsoleted by Status
RFC1274 The COSINE and Internet X.500 Schema. RFC4524
RFC1487 X.500 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. RFC1777, RFC3494
RFC1488 The X.500 String Representation of Standard Attribute Syntaxes. RFC1778
RFC1567 X.500 Directory Monitoring MIB. RFC2605
RFC1617 Naming and Structuring Guidelines for X.500 Directory Pilots. RFC1384
RFC1632 A Revised Catalog of Available X.500 Implementations. RFC2116
RFC1798 Connection-less Lightweight X.500 Directory Access Protocol. RFC3352
RFC1836 Representing the O/R Address hierarchy in the X.500 Directory Information Tree. RFC2294
RFC1837 Representing Tables and Subtrees in the X.500 Directory. RFC2293
RFC1838 Use of the X.500 Directory to support mapping between X.400 and RFC 822 Addresses. RFC2164

Active RFCs

Number Description Status
RFC1275 Replication Requirements to provide an Internet Directory using X.500.
RFC1276 Replication and Distributed Operations extensions to provide an Internet Directory using X.500.
RFC1279 X.500 and Domains. S.E. Hardcastle-Kille.
RFC1308 Executive Introduction to Directory Services Using the X.500 Protocol.
RFC1309 Technical Overview of Directory Services Using the X.500 Protocol.
RFC1330 Recommendations for the Phase I Deployment of OSI Directory Services (X.500) and OSI Message Handling Services (X.400) within the ESNET Community.
RFC1430 A Strategic Plan for Deploying an Internet X.500 Directory Service.
RFC1491 A Survey of Advanced Usages of X.500.
RFC1562 Naming Guidelines for the AARNet X.500 Directory Service.
RFC1608 Representing IP Information in the X.500 Directory.
RFC1609 Charting Networks in the X.500 Directory.
RFC1801 MHS use of the X.500 Directory to support MHS Routing.
RFC1802 Introducing Project Long Bud: Internet Pilot Project for the Deployment of X.500 Directory Information in Support of X.400 Routing.
RFC1803 Recommendations for an X.500 Production Directory Service.
RFC1804 Schema Publishing in X.500 Directory.
RFC1943 Building an X.500 Directory Service in the US. B. Jennings.
RFC2079 Definition of an X.500 Attribute Type and an Object Class to Hold Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs).
RFC2116 X.500 Implementations Catalog-96.
RFC2120 Managing the X.500 Root Naming Context.
RFC2164 Use of an X.500/LDAP directory to support MIXER address mapping.
RFC2293 Representing Tables and Subtrees in the X.500 Directory.
RFC2294 Representing the O/R Address hierarchy in the X.500 Directory Information Tree.
Number Description Obsoleted by Status
RFC1510 The Kerberos Network Authentication Service (V5). RFC4120
RFC4120 The Kerberos Network Authentication Service (V5).

LDAP RFCs

Obsolete RFCs

Number Description Obsoleted by Status
RFC1558 A String Representation of LDAP Search Filters. RFC1960
RFC1777 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. RFC3494
RFC1778 The String Representation of Standard Attribute Syntaxes. RFC3494
RFC1779 A String Representation of Distinguished Names. RFC2253, RFC3494
RFC1959 An LDAP URL Format. RFC2255
RFC1960 A String Representation of LDAP Search Filters. RFC2254
RFC2251 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (v3). RFC4510, RFC4511, RFC4513, RFC4512
RFC2252 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (v3): Attribute Syntax Definitions. RFC4510, RFC4517, RFC4523, RFC4512
RFC2253 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (v3): UTF-8 String Representation of Distinguished Names. RFC4510, RFC4514
RFC2254 The String Representation of LDAP Search Filters. RFC4510, RFC4515
RFC2255 The LDAP URL Format. RFC4510, RFC4516
RFC2256 A Summary of the X.500(96) User Schema for use with LDAPv3. RFC4517, RFC4519, RFC4523, RFC4512, RFC4510
RFC2559 Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Operational Protocols - LDAPv2. RFC3494
RFC2587 Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure LDAPv2 Schema. RFC4523
RFC2596 Use of Language Codes in LDAP. RFC3866
RFC2829 Authentication Methods for LDAP. RFC4513, RFC4510
RFC2830 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (v3): Extension for Transport Layer Security. RFC4511, RFC4513, RFC4510
RFC3377 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (v3): Technical Specification. RFC4510
RFC3383 Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Considerations for the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). RFC4520
RFC3674 Feature Discovery in Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). RFC4512
RFC3771 The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Intermediate Response Message. RFC4510, RFC4511

Active RFCs

Number Description Status
RFC1823 The LDAP Application Program Interface.
RFC2247 Using Domains in LDAP/X.500 Distinguished Names.
RFC2307 An Approach for Using LDAP as a Network Information Service.
RFC2377 Naming Plan for Internet Directory-Enabled Applications.
RFC2589 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (v3): Extensions for Dynamic Directory Services.
RFC2649 An LDAP Control and Schema for Holding Operation Signatures.
RFC2657 LDAPv2 Client vs. the Index Mesh.
RFC2696 LDAP Control Extension for Simple Paged Results Manipulation.
RFC2713 Schema for Representing Java(tm) Objects in an LDAP Directory.
RFC2714 Schema for Representing CORBA Object References in an LDAP Directory.
RFC2739 Calendar Attributes for vCard and LDAP.
RFC2798 Definition of the inetOrgPerson LDAP Object Class.
RFC2820 Access Control Requirements for LDAP.
RFC2849 The LDAP Data Interchange Format (LDIF) - Technical Specification.
RFC2891 LDAP Control Extension for Server Side Sorting of Search Results.
RFC2926 Conversion of LDAP Schemas to and from SLP Templates.
RFC2927 MIME Directory Profile for LDAP Schema.
RFC3045 Storing Vendor Information in the LDAP root DSE.
RFC3062 LDAP Password Modify Extended Operation. K. Zeilenga
RFC3088 OpenLDAP Root Service An experimental LDAP referral service.
RFC3112 LDAP Authentication Password Schema.
RFC3296 Named Subordinate References in Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Directories.
RFC3352 Connection-less Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (CLDAP) to Historic Status.
RFC3384 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (version 3) Replication Requirements.
RFC3494 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol version 2 (LDAPv2) to Historic Status.
RFC3663 Domain Administrative Data in Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
RFC3671 Collective Attributes in the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
RFC3672 Subentries in the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
RFC3673 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol version 3 (LDAPv3): All Operational Attributes.
RFC3687 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and X.500 Component Matching Rules.
RFC3698 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Additional Matching Rules.
RFC3703 Policy Core Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Schema.
RFC3712 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Schema for Printer Services.
RFC3727 ASN.1 Module Definition for the LDAP and X.500 Component Matching Rules.
RFC3829 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Authorization Identity Request and Response Controls.
RFC3866 Language Tags and Ranges in the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
RFC3876 Returning Matched Values with the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol version 3 (LDAPv3).
RFC3909 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Cancel Operation.
RFC3928 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Client Update Protocol (LCUP).
RFC4104 Policy Core Extension Lightweight Directory Access Protocol Schema (PCELS).
RFC4370 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Proxied Authorization Control.
RFC4373 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Bulk Update/Replication Protocol (LBURP).
RFC4403 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Schema for Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration version 3 (UDDIv3).
RFC4510 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Technical Specification Road Map.
RFC4511 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): The Protocol.
RFC4512 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Directory Information Models.
RFC4513 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Authentication Methods and Security Mechanisms.
RFC4514 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): String Representation of Distinguished Names.
RFC4515 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): String epresentation of Search Filters.
RFC4516 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Uniform Resource Locator.
RFC4517 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Syntaxes and Matching Rules.
RFC4518 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Internationalized String Preparation.
RFC4519 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Schema for User Applications.
RFC4520 Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Considerations for the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
RFC4521 Considerations for Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Extensions.
RFC4522 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): The Binary Encoding Option.
RFC4523 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Schema Definitions for X.509 Certificates.
RFC4524 COSINE LDAP/X.500 Schema. K. Zeilenga, Ed.. June 2006.
RFC4525 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Modify-Increment Extension.
RFC4526 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Absolute True and False Filters.
RFC4527 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Read Entry Controls.
RFC4528 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Assertion Control.
RFC4529 Requesting Attributes by Object Class in the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol.
RFC4530 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) entryUUID Operational Attribute.
RFC4531 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Turn Operation.
RFC4532 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) "Who am I?" Operation.
RFC4533 The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Content Synchronization Operation.
RFC4876 A Configuration Profile Schema for Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)-Based Agents.
RFC5020 The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) entryDN Operational Attribute.
RFC5803 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Schema for Storing Salted Challenge Response Authentication Mechanism (SCRAM) Secrets.
RFC5805 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Transactions.
RFC6171 The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Don't Use Copy Control.