This document defines the string representation used in the Lightweight
Directory Access Protocol
(LDAP) to transfer distinguished names. The string representation is
designed to give a clean representation of commonly used distinguished
names, while being able to represent any distinguished name.
This document will replace RFC 2253; please refer to Appendix
B. for the changes since RFC 2253.
Working Group Summary
This doucment is the product of the LDAPBIS working group. The working
group came to consensus on this document, and there were no comments
during the IETF-wide Last Call.
This document was reviewed for the IESG by Ted Hardie.
RFC Editor Note
RFC Editor, please move the following reference from Informative
to Normative and update the text as described below.
[BCP64bis] Zeilenga, K., "IANA Considerations for LDAP",
draft-ietf-ldapbis-bcp64-xx.txt, a work in progress.
In Section 3.
Implementations MAY recognize other DN string representations (such as
that described in RFC 1779).
Implementations MAY recognize other DN string representations.