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Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Uniform Resource Locator
RFC 4516

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Cc: Internet Architecture Board <>,
    RFC Editor <>, 
    ldapbis mailing list <>, 
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Subject: Protocol Action: 'LDAP: Uniform Resource Locator' to 
         Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'LDAP: Uniform Resource Locator '
   <draft-ietf-ldapbis-url-10.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:

Ballot Text

Technical Summary
This document replaces RFC 2255, describing a format for a Lightweight DirectoryAccess
 Protocol (LDAP) Uniform Resource Identifier.  An LDAP URI
describes an LDAP search operation that is used to retrieve
information from an LDAP directory, or, in the context of an LDAP
referral or reference, an LDAP URI describes a service where an LDAP
operation may be progressed.  These URIs are described as URLs
in the document in order to connect them to the description in RFC 2255,
but the text has otherwise been update to conform to RFC 2396bis.

Working Group Summary
The group came to consensus to propose this document as a standard.
There was an update after IETF Last Call in order to incorporate suggested
editorial changes.
Protocol Quality
This document was reviewd for the IESG by Ted Hardie.  The working group
and LDAP directorate reviewed the changes made during Last Call.


  It is requested that IANA update the registration of the
"ldap" URI scheme to reference this document.

RFC Editor Note