Is LDAP the answer?

Kimball Larsen kimball at kimballlarsen.com
Mon Nov 28 11:52:06 MST 2005


On Nov 28, 2005, at 11:38 AM, Nicholas Leippe wrote:

> On Monday 28 November 2005 11:35 am, Hans Fugal wrote:
>> That depends on whether Outlook and Entourage are good LDAP clients,
>> which I unfortunately don't know the answer to. However, the idea of
>> storing directory information is what LDAP was created for.
>>
>> I am pretty sure outlook will be able to use LDAP, but not so sure
>> whether it can update. You might just have to try it out. :)
>
> Exchange+IIS require active directory.  Isn't active directory just an
> implementation of LDAP?  If so, might it already be part of the  
> exchange
> protocol?


Have I really hit on a question for which the almighty PLUG does not  
already have a fabulous response?

*shocked*


Ok, well, I guess it's time for me to dig into some research and  
trials and let you all know how I get on.

Perhaps a tutorial would be in order, if enough interest is shown.

-- Kimball 





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