Symas OpenLDAP Knowledge Base

Glossary

LDAP
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
ACLs
Access Control Lists
SSL
Secure Socket Layer
TLS
Transport Layer Security
RWM
Read/Write/Mapping
CN
CommonName
PoC
Proof of Concept
SLAP
Service Process
DB
Backend Database File
MMR
Multi-Master Replication
URI
(URL of sorts) Can either be LDAP or LDAPS://hostname:port#
ContextCSN
Date/Time Stamp Format: YYYYmmddHHMMSS.uuuuuuZ#changecount#Replica ID#Modifier Number
Core
Crash Dump File
DN
Distinguished Name
Head/Master
Original Source Code (may be in production or may be
Repository
Container for Code development projects
Branch
A copy of Source Code at a particular Point in Time and develop the copy rather than modifying the master (must be merged back into Head/Master to deploy)
Release Tag
Version of Source Code being released
UMFE
User Modelling Front-End
MFA
Multi-Factor Authentication
SAML
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML, pronounced sam-el) is an XML-based, open- standard data format for exchanging authentication and authorization data between parties, in particular, between an identity provider and a service provider.
DSA
Directory Service Agent
SASL
Simple Authentication and Security Layer
OID
Object ID managed by IANA. Symas has a node/branch of available OIDs. We recommend customers get their own. They are free.