Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Authentication Methods and Security Mechanisms
RFC 4513

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Subject: Protocol Action: 'LDAP: Authentication Methods and 
         Security Mechanisms' to Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'LDAP: Authentication Methods and Security Mechanisms '
   <draft-ietf-ldapbis-authmeth-20.txt> as a Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the LDAP (v3) Revision Working Group. 

The IESG contact persons are Ted Hardie and Lisa Dusseault.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

Technical Summary
This document describes authentication methods and security
 mechanisms of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
 This document details establishment of Transport Layer Security
 (TLS) using the StartTLS operation.

Working Group Summary
This document is part of the larger update of LDAP.  The working group came
to consensus on this document and on its place in the overall architecture.
Protocol Quality
This document was reviewed for the IESG by Ted Hardie.