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TermDescription

Dn

Distinguished name, a unique name that is used to find a user on an LDAP server, for example, in the Microsoft Active Directory.

Ou

Organization unit

Bind

LDAP Bind is an operation in which LDAP clients send bindRequest to an LDAP userserver, including a username and password. If
the LDAP server finds that the user username and password is correct, it grants access to the LDAP server.

Search

LDAP search is an operation that is performed to retrieve the Dn of a user by using some user credentials.

Root

LDAP directory’s top element, like the root of a tree.

BaseDn

Branch in an LDAP tree that can be used as a base for the LDAP search operation.

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