Directory Access

Category: General Interworking [GA]

This Product Standard defines directory (naming) services to portable applications by providing a programming interface that may be used to access the OSI X.500 Directory as well as proprietary name resolution mechanisms. Naming and directory services are a key element of distributed computing environments and corporate communications strategies.

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Referenced Documents:

OSI - Abstract - Data Manipulation API (XOM)

API to Directory Services (XDS)

Conformance Statement Questionnaires:

CSQ for Directory Access Product Standard

Test Suites:


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