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Directory and Naming Services

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Directory and Naming Services Resources

Manuals/Guides

  1. Directory and Naming Services Guide

Directory and Naming Services Web Links



Directory and Naming Services Section

This section contains Directory and Naming Services information and documentation. It currently contains several worthwhile weblinks along with a brief description of directory and naming services.

Directory services provide an ability for users to search for files and information. Usually there is some ability to filter the contents to be returned. Naming services map objects with names.

Existing Services

  • DNS - Domain Name Services
  • NIS - Network Information System
  • WINS - Windows Internet Name Service
  • LDAP - Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
  • COS - Common Object Services
  • NDS - Netware Directory Service uses LDAP.
  • X.500
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