Home > macOS > Writing Open Directory Plug-ins Writing Open Directory Plug-ins Eugenia Loli 2004-09-15 macOS 2 Comments With Open Directory your application can locate and manage information about users and other resources in your existing network infrastructure. Read this article to learn how to write Open Directory plug-ins that take advantage of this capability. About The Author Eugenia Loli Ex-programmer, ex-editor in chief at OSNews.com, now a visual artist/filmmaker. Follow me on Twitter @EugeniaLoli 2 Comments 2004-09-15 2:27 am Anonymous How exactly is this different or better than LDAP? I mean, other than the fact that Apple did it? NIH is a disease. 2004-09-15 3:05 am Anonymous From the article, Open Directory supports the following plug-ins: 1) LDAP 2) Active Directory 3) Rendezvous 4) AppleTalk 5) Others The article was just explaining how to add your own custom plug-ins. As far as being better, thats easy; it’s LDAP+.