Export (0) Print
Expand All

1.4 Relationship to Other Protocols

This is the primary specification for Active Directory. The state model for this specification is prerequisite to the specification for Active Directory described in [MS-DRSR]. This Active Directory technical specification depends on the following protocols:

  • Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)

  • Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

  • Domain Name System (DNS)


Figure 1: Protocol and technical specification relationships

Other protocols make use of implementations of the Active Directory Technical Specification as a data store.

© 2014 Microsoft