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OpenLDAP

Overview#

OpenLDAP Software is an open source implementation of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. The suite includes:
  • SLAPD - stand-alone LDAP daemon (server)
  • SLURPD - stand-alone LDAP update replication daemon
  • libraries implementing the LDAP protocol, and
  • utilities, tools, and sample clients.
  • 1.3.6.1.4.1.4203 - The OID ARC for OpenLDAP
Also available from the OpenLDAP Project:
  • JLDAP - LDAP Class Libraries for Java contributed by Novell
  • JDBC-LDAP - Java JDBC - LDAP Bridge Driver contributed by Octet String

History#

The OpenLDAP Project which was started in 1998 by Kurt Zeilenga. The project started by cloning the LDAP reference source from the University Of Michigan where a long-running project had developed and continued the evolution of the LDAP protocol.

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