A Survey of Advanced Usages of X.500 (RFC1491)
Original Publication Date: 1993-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-May-22
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
C. Weider: AUTHOR [+1]
This document is the result of a survey asking people to detail their advanced usages of X.500. It is intended to show how various organizations are using X.500 in ways which extend the view of X.500 as a "White Pages" service. This RFC is a product of the Integrated Directory Services Working Group of the Application and User Services Areas of the IETF.
Network Working Group C.
Request for Comments: 1491 Merit Network, Inc.
FYI: 21 R. Wright
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
A Survey of Advanced Usages of X.500
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provides information for the Internet community. It does
not specify an Internet standard. Distribution of this memo is
This document is
the result of a survey asking people to detail their
advanced usages of X.500. It is intended to show how various
organizations are using X.500 in ways which extend the view of X.500
as a "White Pages" service. This RFC is a product of the Integrated
Directory Services Working Group of the Application and User Services
Areas of the IETF.
As the use of X.500
spreads in the Internet, organizations are
finding uses for it which go beyond the "white pages" paradigm which
has been used to introduce it to new users. Consequently, to document
those new uses and to encourage the wider use of X.500, we sent out a
survey to obtain "advanced usages" of X.500.
1.1 The survey
The survey we sent out is included here for two purposes:
2) we'd like to encourage anyone who retrieves this document to send
us their advanced usage for inclusion in the next revision.
If you wish to
fill this out, please send it to the working group
Integrated Directory Services Working Group [Page 1]
RFC 1491 X.500 Advanced Usages July 1993
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