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A N N O U N C E M E N T -- OpenLDAP 2.4

    The OpenLDAP Project is pleased to announce the availability
    of OpenLDAP Software 2.4, a suite of the Lightweight Directory
    Access Protocol (v3) servers, clients, utilities, and
    development tools.

    This release contains the following major enhancements:
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        * Slapd(8) enhancements
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            - Syncrepl enhancements, including push-mode and
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              Multi-Master support
            - Dynamic configuration enhancements, including
              online schema editing and full access control
            - Dynamic monitoring enhancements, including
              cache usage information
        * New overlays
            - Attribute value constraints
            - Dynamic Directory Services (RFC2589)
            - Reverse Group Membership maintenance (memberof)
        * Clients and tools
            - Full support of request/response controls
            - New ldapexop tool for arbitrary extend operations
            - Support of DNS SRV records for default server
        * Significant performance enhancements throughout
            the client and server code base
        * Multiple new features in libldap and liblber
        * Expanded documentation
            - Function-complete manual pages
            - Numerous new examples in the Admin Guide
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    This release includes the following major components:

        * slapd - a stand-alone LDAP directory server
        * -lldap - a LDAP client library
        * -llber - a lightweight BER/DER encoding/decoding library
        * LDIF tools - data conversion tools for use with slapd
        * LDAP tools - A collection of command line LDAP utilities
        * Admin Guide, Manual Pages - associated documentation

    In addition, there are some contributed components:

        * LDAPC++ - a LDAP C++ SDK
        * Various slapd modules and slapi plugins


ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

    OpenLDAP Software is developed by the OpenLDAP Project.  The
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    Project consists of a team of volunteers who use the
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    Internet to coordinate their activities.  The Project is
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    an organized activity of the OpenLDAP Foundation.
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    OpenLDAP Software is derived from University of Michigan LDAP,
    release 3.3.


AVAILABILITY

    This software is available under the OpenLDAP Public License,
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    an non-restrictive, "free", open-source license.  Download
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    information is available at:

        http://www.OpenLDAP.org/software/download/


SUPPORT

    OpenLDAP Software is user supported:

        http://www.openldap.org/support/

    The OpenLDAP Administrator's Guide, which includes quick
    start instructions, is available at:

        http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin/

    The project maintains a FAQ which you may find useful:

        http://www.openldap.org/faq/

    In addition, there are also a number of discussion lists
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    related to OpenLDAP Software.  A list of mailing lists is
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    available at:

        http://www.OpenLDAP.org/lists/

    To report bugs, please use project's Issue Tracking System:

        http://www.openldap.org/its/

    The OpenLDAP home page containing lots of interesting information
    and online documentation is available at this URL:

        http://www.OpenLDAP.org/


SUPPORTED PLATFORMS

    This release has been ported to many UNIX (and UNIX-like)
    platforms including Darwin, FreeBSD, Linux, NetBSD, OpenBSD
    and most commercial UNIX systems.  The release has also been
    ported (in part or in whole) to other platforms including
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    Apple MacOS X, IBM zOS, and Microsoft Windows NT/2000/etc.
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---
OpenLDAP is a registered trademark of the OpenLDAP Foundation.

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Copyright 1999-2020 The OpenLDAP Foundation, Redwood City,
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California, USA.  All Rights Reserved.  Permission to copy and
distribute verbatim copies of this document is granted.