Last post Jan 13, 2015 10:11 PM by Angie xu - MSFT
Jan 12, 2015 11:43 AM|nissan|LINK
I need to know what is difference between using AD vs LDS. Any one has any experience or any good articles please.
Jan 13, 2015 10:11 PM|Angie xu - MSFT|LINK
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what is difference between using AD vs LDS
Active Directory is built on top of LDAP, just like HTTP is built on top of TCP. It is a database based system that provides authentication, directory, policy, and other services in a Windows environment
Active Directory allows you to have multiple objects in a domain with the same CN, as long as they don't have the same parent. What it restricts is multiple objects with the same sAMAccountName attribute in the same forest.
AD LDS is a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) directory service designed for use with directory-enabled applications. A directory-enabled application is one that uses a directory, as opposed to a database or flat file, for its data store. Further
Difference between ldap and active directory and
Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services.
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