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Re: RedHat dropping OpenLDAP server support

They want you to buy their identity management server which is based upon 389 directory server.  Or you could go with freeipa https://www.freeipa.org/page/Main_Page

Will this change also affect centos?



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On Mon, Aug 28, 2017 at 4:19 PM, Robert Heller <heller@deepsoft.com> wrote:
At Mon, 28 Aug 2017 11:44:27 -0700 Quanah Gibson-Mount <quanah@symas.com> wrote:

> Hello All,
> As noted in the RHEL7.4 release notes
> (<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__access.redhat.com_documentation_en-2DUS_Red-5FHat-5FEnterprise-5FLinux_7_html_7.4-5FRelease-5FNotes_chap-2DRed-5FHat-5FEnterprise-5FLinux-2D7.4-5FRelease-5FNotes-2DDeprecated-5FFunctionality.html-23idp12778832&d=DwIBAg&c=lb62iw4YL4RFalcE2hQUQealT9-RXrryqt9KZX2qu2s&r=2Fzhh_78OGspKQpl_e-CbhH6xUjnRkaqPFUS2wTJ2cw&m=-nX2P-9jJkqd2VhDD2sJ3alWs9cDEp6jpNb6lhNQAiY&s=rcOr9W4Z0-adDX11ERL8Oq5r0dEwVwaS9V-qnhKeslA&e=>),
> RedHat will no longer support OpenLDAP Server starting with RHEL8.

Will RedHat be supporting an alternitive Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
server?  Or is RedHat dropping all sopport for Lightweight Directory Access
Protocol servers?

> This is likely a good time to start planning your migration plans if you
> currently rely on RedHat's build of OpenLDAP. I would note that Symas
> provides certified builds for OpenLDAP with various support options
> available.  An alternative for those who do not require support and do not
> wish to build OpenLDAP themselves would be to use the LTB project builds.
> Regards,
> Quanah
> --
> Quanah Gibson-Mount
> Product Architect
> Symas Corporation
> Packaged, certified, and supported LDAP solutions powered by OpenLDAP:
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.symas.com&d=DwIBAg&c=lb62iw4YL4RFalcE2hQUQealT9-RXrryqt9KZX2qu2s&r=2Fzhh_78OGspKQpl_e-CbhH6xUjnRkaqPFUS2wTJ2cw&m=-nX2P-9jJkqd2VhDD2sJ3alWs9cDEp6jpNb6lhNQAiY&s=oU0KzuQoUpgOc_GP-Td3CN9qNf1XHk2_Z2zUALSywxg&e=>

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