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Lightweight Directory Access Protocol version 2 (LDAPv2) to Historic Status

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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft that was ultimately published as RFC 3494.
Author Kurt Zeilenga
Last updated 2020-01-21 (Latest revision 2002-12-18)
RFC stream Legacy stream
Intended RFC status Informational
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IESG IESG state Became RFC 3494 (Informational)
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Responsible AD Patrik Fältström
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        RFC 3494

        Title:      Lightweight Directory Access Protocol version 2
                    (LDAPv2) to Historic Status
        Author(s):  K. Zeilenga
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       March 2003
        Pages:      5
        Characters: 9225
        Obsoletes:  1484, 1485, 1487, 1488, 1777, 1778, 1779, 1781,

        I-D Tag:    draft-zeilenga-ldapv2-04.txt


This document recommends the retirement of version 2 of the
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAPv2) and other dependent
specifications, and discusses the reasons for doing so.  This document
recommends RFC 1777, 1778, 1779, 1781, and 2559 (as well as documents
they superseded) be moved to Historic status.

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