Originally intended as a gateway protocol to X.500 directory servers, it is often the primary interface to directory servers (e.g., OpenLDAP's slapd, Novell Directory Server, iPlanet Directory Server, Microsoft Active Directory).
There are several LDAP libraries for Common Lisp:
- NET.QUADIUM.LDAP - NET QUADIUM LDAP is an LDAP library for Common Lisp
- NET.QUADIUM.LDIF - NET QUADIUM LDIF is an LDIF (LDAP Data Interchange Format) library for Common Lisp
- trivial-ldap - TRIVIAL-LDAP is a one-file, pure-Lisp client library for parts of RFC 4510 - Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (v3), LDAP