OpenLDAP vs OpenID Connect: What are the differences?
What is OpenLDAP? An open source implementation of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. It is a free, open-source implementation of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. Lightweight Directory Access is an application protocol that is used to crosscheck information on the server end.
What is OpenID Connect? An authorization framework. It is a simple identity layer on top of the OAuth 2.0 protocol. It allows Clients to verify the identity of the End-User based on the authentication performed by an Authorization Server, as well as to obtain basic profile information about the End-User in an interoperable and REST-like manner.
OpenLDAP and OpenID Connect can be primarily classified as "User Management and Authentication" tools.
MIT, Impossible Software, and Navigos group are some of the popular companies that use OpenLDAP, whereas OpenID Connect is used by HENNGE, Bluestem Brands, and Kobalt Music. OpenLDAP has a broader approval, being mentioned in 13 company stacks & 21 developers stacks; compared to OpenID Connect, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.
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