Overview#The StartTLS extended operation is a type of extended operation that can be used to initiate a TLS-secured communication channel over an otherwise clear-text connection.
StartTLS allows clients to use the same network port for both secure and insecure communication.
More Information#There might be more information for this subject on one of the following:
- Extended Request
- Glossary Of LDAP And Directory Terminology
- LDAP Protocol dependencies
- Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Authentication Methods and Security Mechanisms
- PLAIN SASL Mechanism
- Secure Socket Layer
- Simple Authentication
- Supported Extensions List
- Transport Layer Security