LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) is a vendor-neutral directory services protocol commonly used for enterprise-wide user authentication. Logically, developers will wish to incorporate LDAP authentication into API-based authentication workflows, and the DreamFactory Platform offers an incredibly simple solution for doing so.
LDAP is just one of several authentication schemes supported by DreamFactory, including Active Directory, basic authentication, SAML, OAuth, and OpenID. All of these schemes can easily be configured within DreamFactory's web-based administration console. Once configured, integrating LDAP-based authentication into your DreamFactory-backed application workflow is a snap.