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Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Considerations for the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) (RFC3383)

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Original Publication Date: 2002-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Sep-19
Document File: 24 page(s) / 46K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

K. Zeilenga: AUTHOR

Abstract

This document provides procedures for registering extensible elements of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). This document also provides guidelines to the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) describing conditions under which new values can be assigned.

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Network Working Group� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � K. Zeilenga

Request for Comments: 3383� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � OpenLDAP Foundation

BCP: 64� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � September 2002

Category: Best Current Practice

� � � � � � Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Considerations

� � � � � � � � � for the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)

Status of this Memo

� � This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the

� � Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for

� � improvements.� Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

� � Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2002).� All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

� � This document provides procedures for registering extensible elements

� � of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).� This document

� � also provides guidelines to the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority

� � (IANA) describing conditions under which new values can be assigned.

1. Introduction

� � The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) [RFC3377] is an

� � extensible protocol.� LDAP supports:

� � - addition of new operations,

� � - extension of existing operations, and

� � - extensible schema.

� � This document details procedures for registering values of used to

� � unambiguously identify extensible elements of the protocol including:

� � - LDAP message types;

� � - LDAP extended operations and controls;

� � - LDAP result codes;

� � - LDAP authentication methods;

� � - LDAP attribute description options; and

� � - Object Identifier descriptors.

� � These registries are maintained by the Internet Assigned Numbers

� � Authority (IANA).

Zeilenga� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � Best Current Practice� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � [Page 1]

RFC 3383� � � � � � � � � � � � � IANA Considerations for LDAP� � � � � � � September 2002

� � In addition, this document provides guidelines to IANA describing the

� � conditions under which new values can be assigned.

2. Terminology and Conventions

� � This section details terms and conventions used in this document.

2.1. Policy Terminology

� � The terms "IESG Approval", "Standards Action", "IETF Consensus",

� � "Specification Required", "First Come First Served", "Expert Review",

� � and "Private Use" are used as defined in BCP 26 [RFC2434].

2.2. Requirement Terminology

� � The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",

� � "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this

� � document are to be interpreted as described in BCP 14 [RFC2119].� In

� � this case, "the specification" as used by BCP 14 refers to the

� � processing of protocols being submitted to the IETF standards

� � process.

2.3. Common ABNF Productions

� � A number of syntaxes in this document are described using ABNF

� � [RFC2234].� These syntaxes rely on the following common produ...