OpenLDAP 2.4.8 with Bugfixes

Feb 20, 2008

The new 2.4.8 version mainly offers bugfixes for the free OpenLDAP directory service, while adding a Slap daemon encryption feature.

Additionally, the OpenLDAP project maintainers have decided to drop Lint for source code verification. Besides a long list of bugfixes the Release Notes also mention the extended encryption capabilities, which OpenLDAP developer Howard Chu regards as unspectacular. The developers have also extended the documentation in the course of the update. The new version is available for downloading from the project homepage.

OpenLDAP is a free server that implements the LDAP protocol. Administrators can use the server to store user and configuration information. Many applications include OpenLDAP interfaces. Mail User Agents (MUA) with a suitable interface can search the LDAP database for email addresses.

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