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NADF Standing Documents: A Brief Overview (RFC1417)

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Original Publication Date: 1993-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-12
Document File: 3 page(s) / 7K

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The North American Directory Forum: AUTHOR

Abstract

The North American Directory Forum (NADF) is a collection of service providers which plans to cooperatively offer a Public Directory Service in North America using the CCITT X.500 Recommendations. Although many groups are working on realizing X.500, the NADF is unique in that it must achieve a cooperative service offered by competing providers.

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Network Working Group The North American Directory Forum

Request for Comments: 1417 February 1993

Obsoletes: 1295, 1255, 1218

NADF Standing Documents:

A Brief Overview

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does

not specify an Internet standard. Distribution of this memo is

unlimited.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction ......................................... 1

1.1 Document Availability ............................... 3

1.1.1 Hardcopy .......................................... 3

1.1.2 Anonymous FTP ..................................... 4

1.1.3 Electronic Mail ................................... 4

Security Considerations ................................. 4

Author's Address ........................................ 4

1. Introduction

The North American Directory Forum (NADF) is a collection of service

providers which plans to cooperatively offer a Public Directory

Service in North America using the CCITT X.500 Recommendations.

Although many groups are working on realizing X.500, the NADF is

unique in that it must achieve a cooperative service offered by

competing providers.

The purpose of this document is to provide a brief overview of the

NADF's Standing Document series. As of this writing, the standing

documents are:

No Title

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SD-0 NADF Standing Documents: A Brief Overview

SD-1 Terms of Reference

SD-2 Program Plan

SD-3 Service Description

SD-4 The Directory Schema

SD-5 An X.500 Naming Scheme for National DIT Subtrees

and Its Application for c=CA and c=US

SD-6 Guidelines on Naming and Subtrees

SD-7 Mapping the North American DIT

onto Directory Management Domains

SD-8 The Experimental Pilot Plan

SD-9 Charter, Procedures and Operations of the

Central Administration for NADF

SD-10 Security & Privacy: Policy & Services

SD-11 Directory Security: Mechanisms and Practicality

SD-12 Registry of ADDMD Names

SD-1 defines the scope of the NADF, whilst SD-2 describes issue of

interest to the NADF.

The remaining documents describe the agreements necessary to achieve

a cooperative Public Directory...