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	A N N O U N C E M E N T
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	OpenLDAP 1.1
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	The OpenLDAP Project is pleased to announce the availability
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	of OpenLDAP release 1.1, a suite of the Lightweight Weight
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	Directory Protocol servers, clients, utilities, and development tools.

	OpenLDAP is derived from University of Michigan LDAP release 3.3.
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	This release includes the following components:
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	- slapd - a stand-alone LDAP directory server
	- slurpd - a stand-alone LDAP replication server
	- ldapd - an LDAP-to-X.500 gateway server
	- centipede - an LDAP centroid generation and maintenance program
	- libldap - an LDAP client library
	- liblber - a lightweight BER/DER encoding/decoding library
	- ldif tools - data conversion tools for use with slapd
	- in.xfingerd - a finger-to-LDAP gateway server
	- go500 - a gopher-to-LDAP gateway server for searching
	- go500gw - a gopher-to-LDAP gateway server for searching and browsing
	- rcpt500 - an email-to-LDAP query responder
	- mail500 - an LDAP-capable mailer
	- fax500 - an LDAP-capable mailer that supports remote printing
	- LDAP tools - A collection of shell-based LDAP utility programs

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	In addition, there are some contributed components:
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	- gtk-tool - a demonstration ldap interface written gtk
	- php3-tool - a demonstration ldap interface written php3 
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	- saucer - a simple command-line oriented client program
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	- whois++d - a WHOIS++-to-LDAP gateway
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CHANGES
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	Changes from OpenLDAP 1.0
	- improved build environment with dynamic library support,
	- externally configurable client library support: ldap.conf(5),
	- improved password security features include SHA1, MD5, crypt(3)
	  user and root passwords instead of clear-text password
	- integrated SDK and tools for MS NT,
	- platforms updates, and
	- numerous bug fixes and build changes.
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	Changes from U. Mich release 3.3
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	- TCP Wrappers support added to slapd,
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	- Berkeley DB2 compatibility added to slapd,
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	- ACL enhancements including Access by Group and POSIX regex(3) support,
	- platforms updates, and
	- numerous bug fixes and build changes.
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	See the CHANGES file in the distribution for more details.
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AVAILABILITY

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	This software is available under the OpenLDAP Public License.
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	For download information is available at:
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		http://www.OpenLDAP.org/software/download/
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SUPPORT

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	The software is provided as is without any express or implied
	warranty, but there is a bug reporting mail address which is
	responded to on a best-effort basis:
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	OpenLDAP-bugs@OpenLDAP.org
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	In addition, there are also a number of discussion lists
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	related OpenLDAP.  A list of mailing lists is available at:
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	http://www.OpenLDAP.org/lists/
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	The OpenLDAP home page containing lots of interesting information
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	and online documentation is available at this URL:
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	http://www.OpenLDAP.org/
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SUPPORTED PLATFORMS

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	This release has been ported to many UNIX (and UNIX-like) platforms
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	including AIX, Digital UNIX (OSF/1), FreeBSD, HP-UX, IRIX, Linux,
	NetBSD, NexTSTEP, OpenBSD, SCO, Solaris, SunOS, and Ultrix.
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	The client libraries and some clients have also been ported to
	MS Windows 95/NT.
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