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
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.