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Re: OpenLDAP 23 client with 24 server?

----- "Matt Juszczak" <matt@atopia.net> wrote:

> Hi All,
> Most of our boxes are FreeBSD.  FreeBSD has ports for openldap22, 
> openldap23, and openldap24.  Not using slurpd much anymore in my
> setups, I 
> decided to run with openldap24 in our recent setup.  Setup openldap24
> server, and all the FreeBSD clients have openldap24 clients. 
> Everything 
> is working well.
> Recently, we had to introduce a few RHEL boxes into our setup.  We're
> pointing to the redhat repositories, but they seem to only have 
> openldap23-* client packages.  I know I could potentially make my own
> packages, or perhaps get RPM's from the Internet, but I was wondering
> if 
> by some chance openldap23 clients (and pam_ldap/nss_ldap libraries)
> are 
> compatible with openldap24 servers?  I would assume the other way
> around 
> (openldap24 clients with openldap23 servers) would work fine.

They are merely doing LDAP searches, so yes.

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