Meaning of DIRECTORY SERVICE in English

DIRECTORY SERVICE

A Web-based listing of hyperlinked Internet resources, frequently organized by category. Examples include Yahoo and Magellan . See also hyperlink . Contrast with search engine .

Alternatively, a directory service can be a widely accessible database used for storing and querying business resource information -- such as an employee phone directory. Servers that comply with the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, or LDAP, are common examples. See also server .

Internet PR English glossary.      Английский словарь Интерет пиара и продвижения.