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directory information base (X.500) (DIB)

A Directory Information Base (DIB) is a database that stores Directory Services information in X.500 systems.

A DIB database contains all information and can store it in separate areas. The individual entries of the objects have a hierarchical relationship to each other.

The Directory SystemAgents( DSA) have direct access to the Directory Information Base (DIB) at the request of the Directory User Agents ( DUA).

Englisch: directory information base (X.500) - DIB
Updated at: 05.09.2011
#Words: 64
Links: dual interface bus (DIB), database (DB), information, digital signature algorithm (DSA), direct access (DA)
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