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	A N N O U N C E M E N T
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	OpenLDAP 1.0
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	The OpenLDAP Project is pleased to announce the availability
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	of OpenLDAP release 1.0, a suite of the Lightweight Weight
	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:

	- 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

    In addition, there are some contributed components:

	- web500 - an HTTP-to-LDAP gateway
	- whois++d - a WHOIS++-to-LDAP gateway
	- saucer - a simple command-line oriented client program

CHANGES
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	Changes from U. Mich release 3.3
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	- TCP Wrappers support added to slapd,
	- Berkely DB2 compatibility added to slapd,
	- 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.

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/download.html
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SUPPORT

    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 is a discussion list for issues relating to this
    implementation of ldap:

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	OpenLDAP-devel@OpenLDAP.org			-- discussion list
	OpenLDAP-devel-request@OpenLDAP.org	-- to join the list
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    The OpenLDAP home page containing lots of interesting information
	and online documentation is available at this URL:
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        http://www.OpenLDAP.org/
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SUPPORTED PLATFORMS

    This release has been ported to many UNIX platforms, including
    SunOS 4.1.x, Solaris 2.x, Ultrix 4.3, HP-UX 9.05, AIX 3.2.5,
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    SCO, FreeBSD, NetBSD, Linux, IRIX, Digital Unix (OSF/1), and
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    NeXTSTEP 3.2.  This release has also been ported to VMS.

    The client libraries and some clients have also been ported to
    MacOS 7.x, MSDOS (some TCP stacks), and MS Windows 3.1/95/NT.
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