LDAP/AD Protocol

Detection Information

The following page provides information on the LDAP/AD Protocol.

Protocol Description

LDAP is a directory service protocol that manages users, groups, passwords, systems and other assets. Popular implementations of LDAP directory services include OpenLDAP, Microsoft Active Directory, and Novell eDirectory.

Full Name

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol / Active Directory



Known Ports

  • TCP 389 - TLS or unencrypted port used to connect to LDAP servers.
  • TCP 636 - SSL port used to connect to LDAP servers.



External Resources

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