2 Data Model and Common Elements

This section discusses the shared protocol elements that are used by various protocols in the set of Active Directory Web Service protocols. In this document, the convention from [MS-ADTS] section 3.1.1.1.2 is adopted such that, if variable O refers to a directory object and a is the LDAP display name of an attribute, then O!a denotes the value or values of attribute a on object O.