The LDAP Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) driver is specifically designed to query and retrieve LDAP data via the SQL (Structured Query Language) language. This is a Type 4 JDBC driver which provides SQL access to LDAP enabled directories. The Type 4 indicates that the driver is written in Pure Java, and communicates in the database system's own network protocol. Because of this, the driver is platform independent; once compiled, the driver can be used on any system.

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This guide is intended for developers who are not familiar with all of the components of the LDAP JDBC SDK.


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