LDAP Directory Services Versus the SAP Interfaces File

The LDAP driver implements directory services for use with an LDAP server.

The LDAP infrastructure provides:
Interfaces File Versus LDAP Directory Services

interfaces File

Directory Services



Specific to each installation

Centralized and hierarchical

Contains separate master and query entries

One entry for each server that is accessed by both clients and servers

Cannot store metadata about the server

Stores metadata about the server