Directory services

Directory services,

Definition of Directory services:

  1. Network administrator and/or user access facility provided by a networking software that lists all available resources (such as applications, data sources, files, peripherals), and information about users, on the network. Directory services list these resources as meaningful names instead of as logical or physical addresses. Also called name services.

Meaning of Directory services & Directory services Definition

Directory Services

Middleware that determines the correct and complete network address of an e-mail recipient from a part of the name or address. The directory service provides a naming service and extends the ability to intelligently search and locate resources within a directory tree.