Commit bbd3a684 authored by Kurt Zeilenga's avatar Kurt Zeilenga
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OpenLDAP 2.0-Beta
The OpenLDAP Project is pleased to announce the availability
of OpenLDAP 2.0-Beta, a suite of the Lightweight Weight
Directory Protocol servers, clients, utilities, and development
This beta release is for TESTING PURPOSES ONLY.
This beta release is NOT for GENERAL USE.
This beta release is NOT feature complete nor well tested.
This beta release is NOT fully documented.
This release contains the following major enhancements:
* LDAPv3 support
+ RFC 2251-2256
+ Language Tags (RFC 2596)
+ SASL (RFC2829)
+ TLS (RFC2830) and SSL (ldaps://)
+ named references
+ DNS SRV location
* IPv6 support
* LDAP over IPC support
* Updated C API
* LDIFv1 (RFC2849)
* Enhanced Standalone LDAP Server:
+ Updated Access Control System
+ Thread Pooling
+ DNS SRV referral backend (experimental)
+ LDAP backend (experimental)
+ SQL backend (experimental)
+ Better tools
This release includes the following major components:
* slapd - a stand-alone LDAP directory server
* slurpd - a stand-alone LDAP replication server
* -lldap - an LDAP client library
* -llber - a lightweight BER/DER encoding/decoding library
* LDIF tools - data conversion tools for use with slapd
* LDAP gateways - finger, gopher, email to LDAP gateways
* LDAP mailer - sendmail-compatibile mail delivery agents
* LDAP tools - A collection of command line LDAP utility programs
In addition, there are some contributed components:
* ldapTCL - the NeoSoft TCL LDAP SDK
* gtk-tool - a demonstration ldap interface written gtk
* php3-tool - a demonstration ldap interface written php3
* saucer - a simple command-line oriented client program
* whois++d - a WHOIS++-to-LDAP gateway
OpenLDAP is developed by a team of volunteers whose use
the Internet to coordinate their activities. The project is
managed by the OpenLDAP Foundation.
OpenLDAP LDAP implementation is derived from University of
Michigan LDAP release 3.3.
This software is available under the OpenLDAP Public License,
an unrestrictive, "free," OSS-approved open source license.
For download information is available at:
OpenLDAP software is user supported
The project maintains a FAQ which you may find useful:
In addition, there are also a number of discussion lists
related OpenLDAP. A list of mailing lists is available at:
To report bugs, please use project's Issue Tracking System:
The OpenLDAP home page containing lots of interesting information
and online documentation is available at this URL:
This release has been ported to many UNIX (and UNIX-like) platforms
including FreeBSD, Linux, NetBSD, OpenBSD and most commericial
UNIX systems. The release has also been ported (in part or in whole)
to other platforms including BeOS, MacOS, and MS Windows NT/2000.
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