Which of these might be used to maintain a master list of usernames and access groups?
E) We’ll use one person with a clipboard and green plastic visor
The answer: A) LDAP
LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) is commonly used to store directory information, including usernames, organization details, and other important directory information. It’s common to see LDAP in use with Microsoft Active Directory, Apple OpenDirectory, and many other networking environments.
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