Terms and definitions

ADActive Directory
AD LDSActive Directory Lightweight Directory Services
CNCommon Name
DNDistinguished Name
JNDIJava Naming and Directory Interface
LDAPLightweight Directory Access Protocol
LDAPSSecure LDAP (or LDAP over SSL)
LDIFLDAP Data Interchange Format
SAMLSecurity Assertion Markup Language
SMSShort Message Service
SPService Provider
SSLSecure Sockets Layer
SSOSingle Sign-On
UASUbisecure Authentication Server
URLUniform Resource Locator