LDAP directory service

You can allow Derby to authenticate users against an existing LDAP directory service within your enterprise. LDAP (lightweight directory access protocol) provides an open directory access protocol running over TCP/IP. An LDAP directory service can quickly authenticate a user's name and password.

To use an LDAP directory service, set derby.authentication.provider to LDAP.

Examples of LDAP service providers are:

Related concepts
JNDI-specific properties for external directory services
User-defined class