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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:
TBD
This release includes the following major components:
* slapd - a stand-alone LDAP directory server
* slurpd - a stand-alone LDAP replication 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
* SNACC - ASN.1 development tools for OpenLDAP
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
Project consists of a team of volunteers whose use the
Internet to coordinate their activities. The Project is
managed by the OpenLDAP Foundation.
OpenLDAP Software is derived from University of Michigan LDAP,
release 3.3.
AVAILABILITY
This software is available under the OpenLDAP Public License,
an non-restrictive, "free", open-source license. For download
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
related OpenLDAP Software. A list of mailing lists is
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
Apple MacOS X, IBM zOS, and Microsoft Windows 2000.
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OpenLDAP is a registered trademark of the OpenLDAP Foundation.
Copyright 1999-2006 The OpenLDAP Foundation, Redwood City,
California, USA. All Rights Reserved. Permission to copy and
distribute verbatim copies of this document is granted.
OpenLDAP Devel README
This software was obtained from the development branch (HEAD) of
the OpenLDAP Software Repository. This copy is likely already
not current, the development branch changes frequently. These
changes include code implementing experimental features and
unproven bug fixes. Please do NOT redistribute copies of the
development branch.
The OpenLDAP Developer's FAQ is available at:
http://www.openldap.org/faq/index.cgi?file=4
Client developers seeking a suitable development platform
should use "release" or "stable" versions.
http://www.openldap.org/software/
Contributing
See http://www.openldap.org/devel/contributing.html for how to
contribute code or documentation to OpenLDAP. Use the Issue Tracking
System <http://www.openldap.org/its/> to submit contributions.
While you are encouraged to coordinate and discuss the development
activities on the openldap-devel@openldap.org mailing list prior
to submission, it is noted that contributions must be submitted
using the Issue Tracking System to be considered.
OpenLDAP 2.4 README
For a description of what this distribution contains, see the
ANNOUNCEMENT file in this directory. For a description of
changes from previous releases, see the CHANGES file in this
directory.
This is 2.4 release, it includes significant changes from prior
releases.
REQUIRED SOFTWARE
Building OpenLDAP Software requires a number of software packages
to be preinstalled. Additional information regarding prerequisite
software can be found in the OpenLDAP Administrator's Guide.
Base system (libraries and tools):
Standard C compiler (required)
Cyrus SASL 2.1.18+ (recommended)
OpenSSL 0.9.7+ (recommended)
POSIX REGEX software (required)
SLAPD:
BDB and HDB backends require Sleepycat Berkeley DB 4.2 or later
SLURPD:
LTHREAD compatible thread package
[POSIX threads, Mach Cthreads, select others]
CLIENTS/CONTRIB ware:
Depends on package. See per package README.
MAKING AND INSTALLING THE DISTRIBUTION
Please see the INSTALL file for basic instructions. More
detailed instructions can be found in the OpenLDAP Admnistrator's
Guide (see DOCUMENTATION section).
DOCUMENTATION
The OpenLDAP Administrator's Guide is available in the
guide.html file in the doc/guide/admin directory. The
guide and a number of other documents are available at
<http://www.openldap.org/doc/guide/admin/guide.html>.
The distribution also includes manual pages for most programs
and library APIs. See ldap(3) for details.
The OpenLDAP website is available and contains the latest LDAP
news, releases announcements, pointers to other LDAP resources,
etc.. It is located at <http://www.OpenLDAP.org/>.
The OpenLDAP Software FAQ is available at
<http://www.openldap.org/faq/>.
SUPPORT / FEEDBACK / PROBLEM REPORTS / DISCUSSIONS
OpenLDAP Software is user supported. If you have problems, please
review the OpenLDAP FAQ <http://www.openldap.org/faq/> and
archives of the OpenLDAP-software and OpenLDAP-bugs mailing lists
<http://www.openldap.org/lists/>. If you cannot find the answer,
please enquire on the OpenLDAP-software list.
Issues, such as bug reports, should be reported using our our
Issue Tracking System <http://www.OpenLDAP.org/its/>. Do not
use this system for software enquiries. Please direct these
to an appropriate mailing list.
CONTRIBUTING
See <http://www.openldap.org/devel/contributing.html> for
information regarding how to contribute code or documentation
to the OpenLDAP Project for inclusion in OpenLDAP Software.
While you are encouraged to coordinate and discuss the development
activities on the <openldap-devel@openldap.org> mailing list
prior to submission, it is noted that contributions must be
submitted using the Issue Tracking System
<http://www.openldap.org/its/> to be considered.
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