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DIXIE Protocol Specification (RFC1249)

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Original Publication Date: 1991-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-11
Document File: 10 page(s) / 12K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

T. Howes: AUTHOR [+2]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC1249: DOI

Abstract

This RFC defines a mechanism by which TCP/UDP based clients can access OSI Directory Service without the overhead of the ISO transport and presentation protocols required to implement full-blown DAP. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify any standard.

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Network Working Group T. Howes Request for Comments: 1249 M. Smith B. Beecher University of Michigan August 1991

DIXIE Protocol Specification

Status of this Memo

This RFC defines a mechanism by which TCP/UDP based clients can access OSI Directory Service without the overhead of the ISO transport and presentation protocols required to implement full-blown DAP. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify any standard. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction .............................................. 2 1.1 History .................................................. 2 2. Protocol .................................................. 2 2.1 Header ................................................... 3 2.2 Operations ............................................... 4 2.2.1 Read ................................................... 4 2.2.1.1 Read Request ......................................... 4 2.2.1.2 Read Reply ........................................... 4 2.2.2 Search ................................................. 5 2.2.2.1 Search Request ....................................... 5 2.2.2.2 Search Reply ......................................... 5 2.2.3 List ................................................... 5 2.2.3.1 List Request ......................................... 5 2.2.3.2 List Reply ........................................... 5 2.2.4 Modify ................................................. 5 2.2.4.1 Modify Request ....................................... 6 2.2.4.2 Modify Reply ......................................... 6 2.2.5 Modify RDN ............................................. 6 2.2.5.1 Modify RDN Request ................................... 6 2.2.5.2 Modify RDN Reply ..................................... 6 2.2.6 Add .................................................... 6 2.2.6.1 Add Request .......................................... 7 2.2.6.2 Add Reply ............................................ 7 2.2.7 Remove ................................................. 7 2.2.7.1 Remove Request ....................................... 7 2.2.7.2 Remove Reply ......................................... 7 2.2.8 Bind ................................................... 7 2.2.8.1 Bind Request ......................................... 7

Howes, Smith, & Beecher [Page 1]

RFC 1249 DIXIE August 1991

2.2.8.2 Bind Reply ........................................... 8 2.3 Operation Code Summary ................................... 8 2.4 Return Code Summary ...................................... 8 3. References ................................................ 9 4. Available Implementations ................................. 9 5. Security Considerations.................................... 9 6. Authors’ Addresses ........................................ 10

1. Introduction

OSI Directory Service defines a powerful mechanism for storing and retrieving information about objects, and for arranging those ob...

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