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LDAP vs Cotter: What are the differences?

What is LDAP? A lightweight directory access protocol. It is a mature, flexible, and well supported standards-based mechanism for interacting with directory servers. It’s often used for authentication and storing information about users, groups, and applications, but an LDAP directory server is a fairly general-purpose data store and can be used in a wide variety of applications.

What is Cotter? One-Click Secure Phone Number Login. It is an authentication SDK that lets users log in using only their Phone Numbers without a password Integrate secure phone number login to your web/apps. It’s universal, works across apps, and doesn't require users to have a Cotter account..

LDAP and Cotter can be primarily classified as "User Management and Authentication" tools.

Some of the features offered by LDAP are:

  • Lightweight directory access protocol
  • Used for authentication and storing information
  • General-purpose data store

On the other hand, Cotter provides the following key features:

  • Skip passwords for a seamless experience
  • Skip Email and Phone Number Verification
  • Built by Developers, for Developers
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What is Cotter?

It is an authentication SDK that lets users log in using only their Phone Numbers without a password. Integrate secure phone number login to your web/apps. It’s universal, works across apps, and doesn't require users to have a Cotter account.

What is LDAP?

It is a mature, flexible, and well supported standards-based mechanism for interacting with directory servers. It’s often used for authentication and storing information about users, groups, and applications, but an LDAP directory server is a fairly general-purpose data store and can be used in a wide variety of applications.

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